Webinar Series

Webinar Series

Career Webinar Series: Part One

February 16, 2021


Getting your foot in the door: Career Strategies for Internationalists

By: Chris Hyslop

Chris Hyslop talks about careers in international development and humanitarian affairs. Join us and learn about some formal channels as well as a few "tricks of the trade" in getting a job. 

Speaker bio: Chris Hyslop is the Executive Director of the Montana World Affairs Council, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering global awareness and understanding in Montana’s classrooms and communities. Chris began his professional career as a high school teacher. He then served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet state in Central Asia, from 1995-1997. Following his service, he worked with humanitarian organizations and the United Nations around the world in Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Sudan, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Chechnya, the Balkans, China, Liberia, and Eritrea. 


Career Webinar Series: Part Two

March 19, 2021


Montana to Mozambique: International NGOs Careers

By: Orrin Tiberi

Orrin Tiberi, an alumnus of the International Development Studies Program at the University of Montana, speaks about working in Africa and Latin America and careers with international NGOs/non-profit organizations. Joins us and learn about his fascinating journey.

Speaker Bio: Orrin Tiberi is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Ecuador and a former ASPPH/CDC Global Health Fellow based at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Global HIV and TB. He also served in the Global Health Corps. Currently, he works as a Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor for Mozambique's National HIV/AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Infections Program, supporting data visualization and use for decision making.


Career Webinar Series: Part Three

April 7, 2021


How'd I get here?!? Coursing a Career in Conservation and Non-profit Management

By: Clara Moulton

Clara Moulton, an alumna of the International Development Studies Program at the University of Montana, will talk about how the global perspective that she developed through coursework in the IDS Program has helped her in domestic-development fields.  Join us and learn about her exciting career trajectory!  

Speaker Bio: Clara (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Great Falls, MT where she first developed her love for wild places, open spaces, and winding trails. After receiving her B.S. in Geography and minors in International Development Studies, Mountain Studies, and Wilderness Studies from the University of Montana, she be-bopped around the country working as a Park Ranger in Zion National Park, a cranberry farmer in Wisconsin, a Montana Conservation Corps Big Sky Watershed Corps member with the Clark Fork Coalition in Missoula, MT, and a Watershed Coordinator with Big Thompson Watershed Coalition in Loveland, CO. After thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2014, Clara found her way to SW Colorado where she began working with Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) as a Crew Leader, later serving as the Individual Placements Program Manager, and now as the Four Corners Director.