• United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies, PhD fellow, October 2022, Brugge, Belgium
  • Ghent University’s Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent, Doctoral researcher, November 2020, Ghent, Belgium
  • Regional Academy on the United Nations, Fellow, June-December 2020, Vienna, Austria; Berlin, Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; Bratislava, Slovakia (moved online)
  • United Nations Office at Geneva, Fellow, Graduate Study Program, July 2019, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Local Government Academy (Department of the Interior and Local Government, Executive Department, Philippine National Government), Co-Investigator, PI: Alex B. Brillantes, Peace and Security Local Government Innovations: The Galing Pook Experience, June 2018-December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Philippine Society for Public Administration, University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance, Research Associate/Project Partner, January 2017-December 2020; Affiliate, January 2021-present, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Asian Association for Public Administration (AAPA), Research Assistant to the AAPA President, May 2018-May 2020, Seoul, Korea (remote)


  • Department of Budget and Management, Junior Consultant, National Rightsizing Program for Education and Local Government Sectors, team headed by Prof. dr. Alex Brillantes, May 2018-Feb 2020, Manila, Philippines
  • Spaces and People Research and Planning Consultancy Institute, strategic planning & research proposals, March-April 2018, Ortigas, Philippines
  • Center for Leadership, Communication and Governance Institute, design of capacity-enhancement programs & research proposals, January-December 2017, Quezon City, Philippines


  • Philippine Society for Public Administration, Conference Deputy Secretary General, 2017 PSPA International Conference, coordinated with five international and five local partner institutions and universities, and with 20 international and 20 local speakers, January-November 2017, Ortigas, Philippines
  • Institute for Integrality, Department of Labor and Employment, and Asian Development Bank, JobStart Life Skills Trainer, January 2016 – February 2017 (project-based), different locations in the Philippines
  • Government Financial Management Innovators Circle, Inc. (formerly Electronic Financial Users’ Circle, Inc.), Project Officer, September 2015-August 2018 (project-based), Quezon City, Philippines
  • Association of Government Accountants of the Philippines, Project Officer, Oct. 2015-September 2017 (project-based), Manila, Philippines


  • World Youth Alliance (WYA), Asia-Pacific office, research on migration, human rights and international development, May – July 2017, Quezon City, Philippines; WYA is an accredited ECOSOC Civil Society Network NGO that participates in the United Nations’s three major commissions: Commission on Social Development, Commission on the Status of Women, and Commission on Population and Development. 


  • University Service: UNU Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies, PhD Committee Member, January 2023-present
  • Article Review: Open Educational Studies, March 2023
  • Grant Proposal Review: National Research Council of the Philippines, June 2022
  • Conference Abstract Review: British Educational Research Association, BERA Conference 2021, March 2021
  • Awards Committee: STAR Scholars Network: 2022 A. Noam Chomsky Awards, December 2022; 2021 A. Noam Chomsky Awards, December 2021


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