Career Development Resource

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The “Peer-to-Peer Career Advisory Sessions for Young and Emerging Evaluators“ consist of online meetings where young and emerging evaluation professionals can discuss career challenges and opportunities. The initiative was born thanks to the partnership between EES Emerging Evaluators, IDEAS Emerging Evaluators, and Eval Youth LAC.The “Peer-to-Peer Career Advisory Sessions for Young and Emerging Evaluators“ consist of online meetings where young and emerging evaluation professionals can discuss career challenges and opportunities. The initiative was born thanks to the partnership between EES Emerging Evaluators, IDEAS Emerging Evaluators, and Eval Youth LAC.The “Peer-to-Peer Career Advisory Sessions for Young and Emerging Evaluators“ consist of online meetings where young and emerging evaluation professionals can discuss career challenges and opportunities. The initiative was born thanks to the partnership between EES Emerging Evaluators, IDEAS Emerging Evaluators, and Eval Youth LAC.

Understanding the profession

  • What is evaluation?

  • What is the difference between evaluation, research, project management, and accounting?

  • What is the difference between evaluation and monitoring?

  • What are the different evaluation approaches, methods and issues to consider when designing an evaluation?

  • Jargons in evaluation (RCT, IE, AI….)

Preparing practice

Accessing the market

  • Why become an evaluator?

  • How do I find a job?

  • How do I network in evaluation?

  • What is the evaluation landscape?

  • What are the main evaluation career paths?

  • How do I become a professional evaluator?

  • How do I set up myself as an entrepreneur or independent consultant?

  • How do I transition from another profession to evaluation?

Perfecting Practice