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Careers in International Development Event for College Students
Interested in a career in international development?
Join us at the Careers in International Development Event for College Students!
Who: Undergraduates, especially seniors (even if you already have post-graduation plans!)
When: Thursday, March 2, 4 - 5 pm
Where: Rubenstein 415, Perkins Conference Room (Center for International Development)
Why: To learn about opportunities in international development and to plan ahead
The MPA/ID (Master in Public Administration/International Development) Program at Harvard Kennedy School offers unparalleled training for a professional career in international development by combining exceptionally rigorous training in economics and quantitative methods, a multidisciplinary perspective, and an emphasis on professional skill-building.
Our graduates hold influential policy and management positions in a wide range of international organizations, national governments, central and regional banks, non-profit organizations, consulting companies, and social enterprises. Some examples include:
International Monetary Fund
US State Department
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Save the Children
World Vision International
Boston Consulting Group
McKinsey and Company
At this info session, we will talk about the MPA/ID Program, opportunities in international development, and how you can prepare to launch a career as a development practitioner. People usually apply to MPA/ID Program after gaining several years of work experience, but you can get ahead by starting to prepare right now. If you are interested in working in international development at any point in your future, we highly encourage you to attend.
Light refreshments will be served at the event.
Click HERE to register
Upcoming International Information Sessions
Join Alexandra Martinez, Assistant Dean for Student Diversity and Inclusion, to learn about Harvard Kennedy School master's degree programs, student life, financial aid, and application logistics:
Join Faculty Chair Lant Pritchett to learn about the MPA/ID Program:
Coming to Cambridge?
Please email us if you'd like to arrange an individual visit: email@example.com. The best time to visit the school is Monday through Thursday from mid-September through late November and from mid-February through late April when classes are in session. Please contact us in advance of your visit, so that we may arrange for you to speak with a member of our staff, visit a class, and meet with a current student.
Not able to travel to Cambridge? Prospective students are invited to view a general MPA/ID Virtual Info Session (click here) or a similar session with a focus on Africa and the Middle East (click here).
Please Note: We ask that you refrain from contacting our faculty. Harvard Kennedy School receives thousands of inquiries from prospective applicants each year, and our faculty are unable to respond to individual inquiries.