Emerging Practitioner: Build your Humanitarian career  Online course



Over 1 intensive day this workshop will prepare you for maximising your Humanitarian & Development career. Our Masterclass is a no bullsh!# workshop for those seeking international career development support.

Delivered by experienced International Development professionals, using the latest feedback from diverse Humanitarian agencies, this workshop provides you with extensive support and insider knowledge on developing your Aid career.

Are you constantly coming up against career roadblocks?

Do you want to maximise your potential and professionalise your career development skill set?

Then this is where you want to be.

Tickets are limited. Register now.

*Content is applicable for domestic and international contexts.

*Downloadable PDF available here.

Key dates

Workshop fee options

International and domestic social sector: AUD$225.00 per ticket

Start-up / social entrepreneur: AUD$225.00 per ticket

University student / Humanitarian Institute Alumni: AUD$195.00 per ticket

Public & private sector: AUD$275.00 per ticket

Once registration is complete an invoice will be issued.
Payment is required within 7 days of registration (online and EFT options available).

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What’s involved

Participate in an intense, interactive learning environment that will cover:

  • Industry awareness: Learn about key sector trends and opportunities. Find your niche.

  • Humanitarian career action plan: Individualised guidance on the development of your runway to success. We will guide you in strategically selecting targeted tactics to become a well-rounded candidate.

  • Application documentation optimisation: Bespoke work on your core documents - jump straight to the top of the pile.

  • Interview preparation: Strategies and practice to make the most of your interview opportunities.

Who it’s for

“How do I build my International Development career?”

“How do I get a foot inside the Humanitarian industry door?”

“How can I be truly strategic with my career?”

Sound familiar?

With Humanitarian Institute you'll meet others who share your passion and get the support you need to build a successful Humanitarian career. This workshop is relevant for recent graduates, those transitioning from another career, and particularly Development practitioners.

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How we help



Experienced Development practitioner with vocational training qualifications:

  1. Cory Steinhauer (BCom, MSSc), Humanitarian Institute and University of Sydney, contributes his sector expertise and prepares participants with career strategies and pragmatic realities. Over the years Cory has advised the United Nations, Governments, the private, and social sectors in Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, Korea, Laos, New Zealand, Mexico, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Timor, Turkey and Vietnam.

How it’s facilitated

Workshop is facilitated using several engaging methodologies including:

  • Lectures

  • Virtual Reality

  • Group discussions

  • Team exercises

  • Individual / group learning activities

  • Desktop simulations

How it works

  • Time commitment of 8 hours over 1 day

  • Registration is from 8:45am for a 9:00am start and finishing by 5:00pm.

  • The day is split into four sessions, separated by breaks (light catering provided).

  • You will be encouraged to actively participate in networking, discussions and experiential learning.

  • The facilitator utilises practical and theoretical knowledge to ensure the workshop is applicable to the realities and complexities of community engagement.

  • Simulations are used to challenge learners to implement and discuss workshop teachings.

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What makes this workshop different

Develop as a well-rounded and unforgettable Humanitarian candidate with the support of Humanitarian Institute mentors. Through advanced career development strategies and actions, show human resources officers why they need you in their Humanitarian agency.

Receive comprehensive career development support from leading Global Development practitioners.

Gain lifetime access to our Online International Career Development Course: 3 hour career program that includes a wealth of career enhancement resources.

The workshop shares Humanitarian Institute’s best practices for building, and sourcing the best professional Humanitarian opportunities. These teachings are born from 15+ years of international practice.

What you’ll receive

  • ‘Certificate of Completion’ to share with your professional network.

  • A workshop manual that captures important insights.

  • A flexible skill set to implement strategic career development actions.

  • A network of like-minded leaders that spans across industries, sectors and functions.

How to enrol

  1. Complete the enrolment form.

  2. The team will review and confirm registration details.

  3. Upon successful admission, you will receive a Confirmation Email and fee invoice.

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Dixie, CEO

It's never too late to try your second road in life... I have learnt social impact work comes in a variety of ways.

Letitia, Finance

Fantastic, thought provoking programs. I would encourage anyone, at any career or life stage, to take them if you're considering an impact career.

Simon, IT

If you want to find out about how you can get into a career with impact, and what that really means... then Humanitarian Institute is for you!

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