Rakibul is a columnist, author, 2016 Queen's Young Leader, and a Women Deliver Fellow, and a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Innovative Knowledge Concepts.
He holds a sub-editing position on Bangladesh today and is Head of Media Affairs at the South Asian Youth Society, as well as Head of Peacebuilding.
In 2013, Rakibul founded British Council Active Citizens: STARZ in Bangladesh. This is a youth and citizen network that aims to engage and raise awareness among citizens.
He is currently studying for his masters in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies at different universities around Europe on an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. These are the University of Glasgow in the UK, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Dublin City University in Ireland, and the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany. He will follow his studies with an internship at the United Nations in the United States.