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Christine Wright

I think the key factors that helped me get the jobs were my degree choice, prior experience and my language skills.

Year graduated
2007

Programme studied
MSc International Politics (Middle East)

Job title and name of organisation 
UNHCR Monitoring Consultant, C-BBK

About me
My role involves collating data and statistics on refugees, returnees inside Iraq; Analysing and monitoring of the current displacement of 800,000 + Iraqis; Producing reports for International Community, National Government and Producing policy frameworks for conflict resolution

I am also involved in the protection and program issues relating to refugees.

I found the vacancy on the UN website. The interview process was tough, involving two sets of interviews, a dozen application forms and an extended piece of analysis writing.

I think the key factors that helped me get the jobs were my degree choice, prior experience and my language skills. I speak Arabic, Hebrew, German and some French. The UN like one or two other European languages.

Job seeking tips
Persist!

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