Master in International Cooperation and Development - MICAD

Career Prospects

The MICaD programme 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

2018/2019 Internships:

Agenzia Scalabriniana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo – Milan, Italy
Amnesty International - New York, USA
Arizona State University - Arizona, USA
Ashoka - Budapest, Romania
Assembly of European Regions – Brussels, Belgium
CBM – Milan, Italy
Consolato di Turchia a Milano  - Milan, Italy
Consolato generale dell'Ecuador a Milano  - Milan, Italy
Global Hope Network International - Geneva, Switzerland
Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre – Barcelona, Spain
International Bureau of Education, UNESCO - Geneva, Switzerland
Intersos – Rome, Italy
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana- Quito, Equador
OPES LCEF – Milan, Italy
People For Change Foundation  - Malta
Perigeo – Milan, Italy
Realmonte onlus Milano – Milan, Italy
The Palestinian Medical Relief Society - Palestine
UNHCR - Colombia
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Yangon, Myanmar
WHO - Cairo, Egypt





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