The MID Program Office provides career support and advice to MID students on a needs basis. The office organizes career workshops and raises awareness of opportunities available to MID students and provides recommendation letters or referrals as needed.
Since 2007, the MID program has been a tremendous success in educating development practitioners around the world. 213 MID students have come from 52 countries with diverse backgrounds. An enriching global alumni network, including 167 MID students who have graduated and committed themselves to careers in international organizations, governments, NGOs, foundations and enterprises, has been established. Some representative placements include:
International Organizations: World Health Organization, United Nationas;
Governments: US Armed Forces; Singapore Civil Service College; Singapore Customs; Finance Bureau at Wakayama city government, Japan; Community Organization Development Institution, Thailand; Foreign Commercial Service at the US Embassy in Beijing; State Economic Team and Member of the Ogun State Executive Council, Nigeria; Secretariat for Energy, Mexico; Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia; Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Private Foundations and NGOs: The Brookings Institution; The Washington Center;
News agencies: CCTV; Xinhua News Agency; Chosun Daily (South Korea);
Private, joint, or foreign companies: Bank of China; Impact Investment Exchange (Asia); Hanwha Corporation (South Korea); Royal Bank of Scotland; Fleishman-Hillard; Goldman Sachs; Edelamn.