I worked at Canadian International Development Agency full-time (More than a year)
International development is a very interesting suject and you get to contribute to making a difference in the world. The government is good for career opportunities.
The department has been amalgamated with the Department of Foreign Affairs
Process goes through the Public Service Commission. It is first posted on the jobs website, then once you submit your application, your curriculum vitae is reviewed agains the statement of merit criteria. If you are called to participate in the interview process, there are usuall up to 3 or 4 people on the board and they present you with questions to review your experience and abilities based on your experience or what you would do in specific situations.
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