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Get Involved

IDS values it diverse network of alumni, many of whom are working in development roles across the globe. We encourage you to stay in touch with us, and with each other, using this community for networking and mentoring and for sharing news, jobs and opportunities

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Volunteer to be a Mentor

Find out how you can be a featured mentor

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Alumni Ambassadors

IDS Alumni Ambassadors work closely with IDS to improve alumni services, organise events and reunions as well as provide important networking opportunities

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IDS Alumni Ambassadors

IDS Alumni Ambassadors are volunteers who work closely with IDS to improve alumni services, organise events and reunions… More...

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Alumni Advisory Committee Members

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IDS Alumni Fund

to help support IDS alumni ambassadors and other volunteers we reserve a small amount of our alumni activities budget ea… More...

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Sharing the best in global development research for policy and practice. More...

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IDS Alumni Benefits & Discounts

IDS offers a number of key benefits to the postgraduate alumni network More...

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Keeping in touch and connecting with other IDS alumni

Join the alumni community to keep in touch and connect with other IDS alumni More...

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Ways To Get Involved

IDS values its diverse network of alumni, the majority of whom are working across the globe as development professionals More...

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What Mentoring Isn't

Some guidance on what to expect/not expect from a mentoring relationship More...

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