Emerging Practitioner: Build your Humanitarian career  Online course

Summer 2018 Course Announcement

Friday, Dec 01, 2017
by Humanitarian Institute

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SYDNEY, NSW (December, 2017): Humanitarian Institute has announced the dates of its Certificate in Humanitarian Foundation Summer programs. The Certificate is an intensive experience facilitated across Australian and New Zealand cities.

Are You Ready to Change the World?

The Certificate in Humanitarian Foundations is Humanitarian Institute’s flagship program for change agents from a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and expertise. At Humanitarian Institute you'll get the tools, mindset, and network to help you forge your aid career. If you're looking to create solutions to help change the world, we can help you do just that.

During the 40-hour program; entrepreneurs, engineers, students, lawyers, nurses, teachers, accountants and innovators etc. learn from our expert faculty about the holistic 21st century Humanitarian sector, social change, sustainable programming, innovations, project management, career development, and more, with a focus on building and developing solutions to solve global challenges.

Over the course of the program, participants listen to and interact with professional international Humanitarians, undertake simulations, and spend hours putting their new skills to the test.

Who should apply?

We want people who are driven to solve the world's largest challenges! Are you constantly coming up against conventional wisdom about the world? Do the people around you not believe that the world can be a better place? Then this is where you want to be. With Humanitarian Institute, you'll meet others who share your passion. ​

We look for people from all backgrounds...students, professionals… anyone intrigued about a career, short or long-term, in the humanitarian and international development sectors. ​

Are we describing you? If so, we want to hear from you! To apply, click here.

What’s the cost?

Tuition is only $995 Australian dollars. Instalments are available and students are provided a 20% discount. We're also pleased to announce that thanks to a partnership with a private benefactor, we have a financial hardship scholarships available providing a 50% subsidy.

Apply now.

Key dates

Sydney: 17, 18, 24, 25 February 2018 (Limited spots remain) 

*Applications are due by February 1st (unless program is full)


Melbourne: 10, 11, 17, 18 March 2018 (Limited spots remain)

*Applications are due by March 1st (unless program is full)


This program will be unlike any you've ever done - and unlike any you've ever seen. If you feel like you can meet the challenge, apply now (click here). If you know of a friend or colleague who would be a good fit for this program, please share this post with them.

About Humanitarian Institute

Headquartered in Sydney, Humanitarian Institute's mission is to educate, inspire and empower humanitarian leaders to develop professional careers and apply best practice techniques to address humanity's grandest challenges. Humanitarian Institute provides educational programs, partnerships and career coaching to foster the growth of the global humanitarian ecosystem. Humanitarian Institute has an engaged alumni network committed to creating sustainable global impact.

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