Focus On: DevPros 2030

This focus area, powered by 2U, unearths education options and the skills development sector professionals will need for the future.

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How project management training can give you a career boost

Keeping up with global development: Skills in demand

Talent demands in the sector continue to evolve with technological advances and new players' engagement. Devex details some of the top skills in demand in global development right now.


Devex's top career advice from 2018

From job search basics to knowing exactly the skills you’ll need to land that next development job, find out exclusive insights into the latest hiring trends, career tips, and advice from development experts over the past year.


Sign me up: 20 unique courses and programs in global development

From crisis simulation programs to theater and storytelling, here are some of the new and unique graduate degrees, courses, and modules preparing development practitioners.


How to build your expertise: Private sector development

Devex highlights some of the skills critical to building your expertise in private sector development, according to global development professionals in the field.


How to build your expertise: Climate change

Devex highlights some of the skills critical to building your expertise in the climate change sector, according to global development professionals in the field.


How to build your expertise: Health

Devex highlights some of the skills critical to building your expertise in the public health sector, according to global development professionals in the field.


How to build your expertise: Agriculture

Devex highlights some of the skills critical to building your expertise in the agriculture sector, according to global development professionals in the field.


How to build your expertise: Monitoring and evaluation

Devex highlights some of the skills critical to building your expertise in monitoring and evaluation, according to professionals in the field.


What it will take to be a next generation development professional

To learn more about what skills are required of the next generation of development professionals, Devex, in partnership with USAID and DAI, asked more than 2,500 diverse development professionals to characterize the future of development work and predict what new technology, skills, and approaches will be needed to help them thrive. Here are five things we learned.


12 graduate degree programs to further your global development career

As you think about the next step in your global development education, here are 12 graduate school programs to consider.


New pathway to a master's degree is good news for global development professionals

A master’s degree can be out of reach for many global development professionals, yet it is increasingly a requirement for most jobs. Devex investigates the "micromaster's" model.


Business experience will be valuable for development professionals of the future

Devex takes a closer look at how private sector engagement and funding is impacting the global development sector. Changing approaches to development work will require professionals with both hands-on business and developing country experience.


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