10 advice from experts for young people
Learn languages: French, English and Spanish but also in order to stand out learn languages such as Arabic, Russian or Chinese.
Do internships, volunteer, do things which are out of the ordinary to create added value to your CV and, especially, to define your professional project.
Go out in the field, enrich yourself through practical experiences without turning up like "omniscient cowboys, but with a lot of respect and humility " ( Mireille).
Identify your area of interest and develop an expertise.
Define your professional expectations and have a dream.
Be interested in other cultures, be human, altruistic and tolerant.
Believe in yourself and in your capacities, be open-minded.
Keep in mind that there is a wide range of jobs in Cooperation, whether it is a desk-job or in the field, and that all do not require an academic background.
Maintain your academic network and create a good professional network of contacts and inquire about the young professionals programs.
Be patient, persistent, ambitious, flexible and multi-purpose.
Graphic designer, interpreter or nutritionist? It's possible!
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