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Jobs at the Overseas Development Institute

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FAQs

1.       How do I apply for a position?

ODI posts all of its opportunities on the ODI website. You will need to select which position you would like to apply for and submit an online application.

2.       Does ODI accept CVs?

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applicants ODI receives we are unable to accept CV’s. Therefore if you wish to apply for a specific role please complete the online application form.

3.       Is there a deadline for applications?

Closing date for applications will be specified on the advert.

4.       If a position that I am looking for isn’t currently being advertised can I apply anyway?

Register for job alerts and ODI will email you when your preferred role becomes available.

5.       How will I be updated on the progress of my application?

You can log into your application and follow its progress throughout the recruitment process.

6.       Do you provide visa sponsorship for overseas workers?

ODI can apply for a certificate of sponsorship for a skilled job only. ODI must confirm to the Home Office that they have completed a resident labour market test as set out in the relevant code of practice and cannot fill the post with a qualified settled worker.

7.       How do I apply for an internship at ODI?

We do not centrally offer internships as they are dealt with separately by each of the programmes within ODI. Please visit our website at www.odi.org.uk, where you should be able to find the contact details for each programme’s Programme Officer. If you wish to apply you can then email them directly expressing your interest in an internship. Please note to apply for an internship you must be a post graduate with a relevant MA/Msc or occasionally even a PHD. If you have this level of experience please email the relevant Programme Officer with your CV and an email describing your area of specialism/interest, when you will be available and on a full-time or part-time basis.

8.       Does ODI offer work experience opportunities?

Unfortunately ODI is unable to offer work experience opportunities.