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Career development in International Develeopment and Social Change - Clark University

Graduate Profiles and Placements

We're very proud of our IDCE alumni who have become decision makers in environmental, development, and social service agencies, consultancies, businesses, and non-profits in the U.S. and abroad. Our graduates work with activists, civil society organizations, communities, government policy makers, business people, academics, scientists, and technical experts to advance social change.

Recent graduates are making a difference at a variety of organizations and institutions worldwide, including dynamic, local organizations and businesses as well as well-known institutions. Many graduates also pursue research fellowships or Ph.D. degrees at U.S. and overseas universities.

Of the nearly one hundred graduates who responded to our recent request for information, 60% work in nonprofit agencies, 27% work at for-profit companies, and 13% work for government institutions. About 75% of IDCE graduates stay to work in the United States, but a quarter of our students go on to work abroad in countries such as India, China, Ghana, Mozambique, Laos, Cambodia, Germany, Switzerland, and Belize.

Recent Career Outcomes

The Classes of 2014, 2013, and 2012 are currently employed at the following sample list of companies and organizations:

International Development and Social Change

  • Last Mile Health
  • YMCA of Central Massachusetts
  • African Community Education Program
  • Children's Health Fund
  • The World Bank
  • World Vision
  • Horizons for Homeless Children
  • Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism
  • Mercy Beyond Borders
  • Healthcare Talent
  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • Peace Corps
  • Independent Commission for Human Rights
  • Cloudburst Consulting Group

Community Development and Planning

  • Regional Environmental Council of Central Massachusetts
  • Family Health Center
  • Bilingual Education for Central America
  • Centro Las Americas
  • City of Worcester
  • State Representative Mary Keefe
  • Food Share
  • Worcester County Food Bank
  • Worcester Common Ground

GIS for Development and Environment

  • Cadmus Group
  • Azevea
  • Mueller Systems
  • Clark Labs
  • World Resources Institute's Global Forest Watch
  • Texas A&M Univerity
  • NISource
  • bcWorkshop
  • ALL Consulting

Environmental Science and Policy

  • Charles River Watershed Association
  • National Grid
  • Empower Design
  • AmeriCorps
  • California Center for Sustainable Energy
  • Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Duke University
  • China Association of Circular Economy
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Government of Ghana
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • The Environmental Protection Agency
  • Cuc Phuong National Park
  • Second Generation Energy