Alumni | 250
Countries | 49
Universities | 91
Advisers | 7
Countries | 5
Universities | 7
EMDAP offers MBA/MA degree students and recent graduates an opportunity to gain international experience by providing assistance to organizations in developing countries.
About the Program
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The EMDAP case studies are written by EMDAP Advisers based on their experience working for one year in USAID targeted countries worldwide.
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USAID and Implementing Partners
EMDAP is a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates to contribute to emerging market business development by using their knowledge of business management practices to identify business solutions in diverse situations.
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MBA/MA students and graduates of International Development/Relations program who have the desire to work on a USAID project for one year abroad in a developing country.
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Placements are made where USAID is present in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Eurasia.
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EMDAP Advisers are awarded a grant that covers: monthly living expenses, housing, language training, transportation, health insurance and one round-trip airfare from the US to the host country.
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The 2014-15 EMDAP application is now available! Please visit our "Application Documents" tab in the Apply section to review the submission information and materials.
THIS PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED BY IIE
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I was able to offer insights on policy issues that may very well have gone overlooked had I not been there.
My EMDAP experience enabled me to learn about the microfinance industry in Mexico, work as part of a management team, and ...
I am more than just a member of a village bank. I am a valued businesswomen, teacher/trainer, and friend to my ...
My experience enabled me to look at and evaluate some of the constraints that face Small-to-Medium Enterprise ...
My host organization essentially was not functioning at all when I started working there and now its one of the most active ...
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