Be Prepared to Work Overseas - A Workshop for Interns and Volunteers

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Centre for Social Innovation - Annex

720 Bathurst Street

Meeting Room 4, 3rd Floor

Toronto, ON M5S 2R4


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This workshop is ideal for:

  • Students about to graduate from a Masters Programs in International Development, Relations or related degree or people looking for their first role in international development/relations.

  • People who are considering shifting to entry-level field work.

  • Interns and volunteers starting their first overseas assignment.

What You Get:

  • Cross-cultural tips - How to Avoid Misunderstandings and Build Healthy Relationships

  • Strategies for How to Get Your Voice Heard.

  • Techniques to learn from experts in the field.

  • Steps to Develop Your Network.

  • Steps on How to Build Your Support System and Create Allies.

  • Reality Check - Awareness of threats, the support you should anticipate from your host organization, how to protect yourself and how to be an ally.

Take a moment to read the FAQs for important information on the limited-time discount, what to expect and a survey to help make this workshop work for you!


When does the early bird sale end?

Monday April 30th, 2018

Early Bird price: $75

Regular price: $85 as of May 1, 2018

How do I get my input into the workshop?

Fill-out this 2-question survey by May 5, 2018 to have your input included in the workshop.

I can’t make the date but I want to take the training. When’s the next session?

Sign-up to my e-mail list for updates on the next workshop and a special 1-on-1 offer that will give you the contents of the workshop and time with me to help you with your particular situation. http://jorodrigues.us12.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=cab767199a30e2866d7d5ba6f&id=4a407dd963

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have specific questions you would like to ask before you sign-up, send me an e-mail: jo@jorodrigues.net

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds.

What can I expect after I buy my ticket?

You will receive an e-mail one week before the workshop reminding you of the date, time and location with a few tips to get you ready to get the most out of this workshop. If you don't see the e-mail, check your Spam or Junk mail folder and move the e-mail to your Inbox.

What to bring:

Your laptop and/or notebook.

Water bottle.

What’s included

Worksheets and tips.

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Centre for Social Innovation - Annex

720 Bathurst Street

Meeting Room 4, 3rd Floor

Toronto, ON M5S 2R4


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