Career Prospects


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

2016/2017 Internships:

Alisei - São Tomé e Príncipe
Barefoot College  – India
CBM Italia Onlus – Italy
CESVI – Bergamo, Italy
Consulado General del Ecuador en Milan – Milano, Italy
Diocese of Bath and Wells – Wells, UK
E2E Foundation – Colombia
Educational Center 'Leader' - Minsk, Belarus
International Trade Center - Geneva, Switzerland
KOIS Invest - Brussels, Belgium
MIGHELP – Budapest, Hungary
Ministry of Health – Ecuador
No Peace Without Justice – Brussels, Belgium
Oxfam – Florence, Italy
Palästinensische Mission – Berlin, Germany
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – Lima, Peru
United Nations – New York, USA
World Federation of Public Health Associations – Geneva, Switzerland
World Health Organization – Geneva, Switzerland

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