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Master in International Cooperation and Development - MICAD

Career Prospects

The MICaD program conjugates theoretical knowledge and practical experience, so to give students a specific set of professional skills to successfully face the global job market, and to foster development cooperation with personal creativity competence:

  • Identifying local needs, valorizing partnering, bottom-up approaches.
  • Managing technical, financial and administrative aspects of cooperation initiatives.
  • Accompanying development actors and civil society in identifying resources and deciding upon their use.
  • Collaborating with national and international institutions within the policy framework of the country where projects are implemented.

Professional roles

Building on their previous academic studies and professional experience, students who complete the Master are well equipped to take on professional roles in international cooperation within NGOs, IOs, private or public agencies. In particular:

  • Project Cycle Experts
  • Project  Assistant or Manager
  • Analyst/Researcher/Evaluator
  • Communications Officer
  • Fund Raiser
  • Partnership Coordinator
  • Humanitarian Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Human Resources Officer

2017/2018 Internships:

Alisei - Milano
AMA - Makati City,  Philippines
Assembly of European Regions – Strasbourg, France
CBM Italia Onlus – Italy
Centre for Social and Behaviour Change Communication – India
CSR Europe - Belgium
E4IMPACT – Nairobi, Kenya
Gobierno Autónomo Descentralizado Municipal del Cantón Riobamba – Riobamba, Ecuador
HEEALS – Gurgaon, India
International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) – Kassel, Germany
International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) – Brussels, Belgium
Oxfam – Florence, Italy
United Nations Environment Programme – Kingston, Jamaica
Windows for Peace – Tel Aviv, Israel
UN Women – Ankara, Turkey
The Institute of Cultural Affairs – Tokyo, Japan
Voluntary Organization for Children and Society VOCS - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Medici con L'Africa CUAMM – Padua, Italy   
Play for change – Naples, Italy
ITCILO – Turin, Italy
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – Lima, Peru
World Health Organization – Geneva, Switzerland
NATO RAPID DEPLOYABLE CORPS – Varese, Italy

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