ACTIVE LEARNING METHODS, GROUP-CASE STUDIES AND GAMIFICATION ELEMENTS to develop essential competencies for the future leaders of sustainable development
Empower the young talents of your educational institution with the tools responsible for training the greatest leaders who work with sustainable development in organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank Group.
Preparing Talents for International Development Organizations
Our workshops provide essential tips and information, along with hands-on simulations of working in international development organizations. They offer the best chance for students to prepare and secure their dream job.
What sets OpenIGO's Workshops apart?
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN
Be ready for a deep immersion! The idea behind our workshops is to ensure that all participants have a career-changing experience that will propel their success in the most prestigious selection processes in the field. These career-focused events are like no other.
Through active learning, you will step into the shoes of an actual development professional, gaining hands-on experience with group case studies, interview simulations, and much more!
A TEAM OF EXPERTS AT YOUR SERVICE
As an interactive workshop, it will enable participants to develop essential competencies in International Development with the guidance of our experts! Having access to world-renowned specialists in the key practical areas of an international development organization is a significant advantage.
Want to learn while having fun? It’s possible! With the introduction of gamification elements on the Gather platform, you will experience all the transformative content of our career workshops in an immersive environment!
IDCE – International Development Careers Challenge
The International Development Careers Experience (IDCE) is a 5-week long transformational event with immersive group case study challenges led by experts. The event will present the most common career prospects in international development and strengthen essential competencies in participants, such as Public Speaking, Networking and Project Management. This event uses active learning methods such as Case Studies and Role-Playing and includes customized mentorship sessions.
Discover the different UN Recruitment Platforms, Staff categories and Selection Processes. Additionally, the participants will get hands-on experience on how to craft a strong application for an internship or job at the UN and get ready for Competency-Based interviews. All this in 4 sessions of 1 hour each.
Learn how to apply for a United Nations job opening, including the most common requirements and main rounds of the selection processes. Get started with the Inspira Platform and discover how to prepare your Personal History Profile. All this in 2 sessions of 1 hour each. We highly recommend that the “Kick-Starting your Career at the UN System” and this workshop are bought together to maximize discounts.
Getting Ready for Young Professional Programs (YPPs)
Learn how to get ready for Young Professional Programs, the most prestigious selections processes within IGOs, such as the United Nations YPP and the World Bank Group YPP. Discover the minimum requirements, how to craft strong application documents and how to prepare for the interview. All this in 4 sessions of 1 hour each.
WORKSHOP - Kick-starting your career at the UN System
The event, organized in collaboration with ESADE - Business & Law School from Barcelona, successfully offered four workshop sessions to students, focusing on UN System selection processes.
WEBINAR - Navigating the UN Young Professionals Programme
This webinar was made in partnership with the UN Society from the London School of Economics (LSE) and streamed for more than 100 LSE students
WEBINAR - Brazilian Representation at the UN: Be part of this story!
Streamed for more than 200 participants, including students from the
best Brazilian universities!
International Development Careers Experience
Our 5-week long event with immersive group case studies led by experts and customized mentorship sessions is accepting subscriptions. Click to guarantee the IDCE for your Educational Institution! Discounts will be available for groups of students