There is an increasing need for development professionals who have skills in the design and management of technology, evidence-based assessment, economic development, cross-cultural collaboration, and community engagement. The Master of Development Engineering provides these crucial skills.

The Master of Development Engineering prepares graduates for meaningful and forward-looking careers in:

  • Multilateral organizations (US Agency for International Development, United Nations, World Bank, World Health Organization)
  • Charitable foundations (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Omidyar Network,
  • Nongovernmental organizations (CARE, Mercy Corps, BRAC, Nature Conservancy, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Doctors without Borders)
  • Government agencies (municipal, national, federal)
  • Multinational companies (Honeywell, Google, Salesforce, Facebook, Bechtel, Amazon)
  • Social enterprises (their own and other social startups)

Potential Jobs of Interest Include:

  • Global Impact Program Manager
  • Foreign Service Program Officer
  • Sustainable Product Designer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Digital Innovation and Scaling Specialist
  • Energy and Climate Research Analyst
  • Technology and Innovation Advisor
  • Social Impact Project Lead
  • Data Analyst for Social Impact Partnerships
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Lead
  • Technical Director of Sustainable Innovation
  • Sustainable Strategy Consultant
  • AI Ethics Strategist

Internships/Employers of Possible Interest:

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