professional networks

Are you a recent graduate and working with sustainable global development or international cooperation? Do you want to get to know others in the same sector, exchange ideas and experiences, discuss common challenges or current development issues? Join FUF's professional network Young Professionals!

Through the Young Professionals network, FUF wants to create a forum where young people who work professionally with global development issues / international cooperation can get involved. The professional network aims to provide a platform for young academics who work professionally with global development issues / international cooperation where they:

  • exchanges knowledge and experience,
  • skills development,
  • deepens its contacts with other actors in the development sector,
  • is part of FUF's network.

People who are members of the network are part of a resource pool for FUF and may be asked to participate in activities that we organize, for example at events at our local groups, inspirational meetings within trainee program or at larger seminar arrangements.

What does the Young Professionals network do?
The network meets in easy forms in digital meetings until further notice. FUF provides a platform for the network, but the members are involved in setting the framework for its content and structure. The members of the network are also part of a resource pool for FUF and will be asked to participate in activities where their experiences are relevant.

How do I join the Young Professionals network?
If you work professionally with global development issues / international cooperation and identify yourself as a “young professional” and are member of FUF you can join the network! Send an expression of interest containing a short presentation letter (max ½ A4) and your CV. If your profile suits the network's target group and if we have vacancies within the network, you are welcome to join.

The network is led by FUF's non-profit coordinators Joanna Jimenez and Louise Nilsson. Welcome with your application to yp@fuf.se!

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