Ask Devex: Should I get a medical degree for a career in global health?

In this first installment of Ask Devex — a regular advice column where we answer our community's toughest career questions — a reader wonders: do I need to obtain a medical degree to pursue a career in global health? Read Kate Warren's response and offer your advice in the comments.

About the author

  • Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.