MKE operates a Young Professionals scheme, recruiting 3-4 young international graduates a year. The YPs, who are based either in Yangon and/or Hanoi, work on modest incomes for work experience. They quickly experience the steep learning-curve of international development consultancy and start to build a strong CV. The understanding is that Dr. McCarty, MKE Chief Economist, will plug them into all sorts of work and networks, and they can ask to be part of, or "chase", particular projects

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 which explains the role and qualifications of Young Professional staff.

For this year 2017, the new Young Professionals are expected to commence at MKE some time during November – December. Deadline for the application is 30 August 2017. Application will be considered on a first come, first serve basis.

If any is interested in applying for the scheme, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will then provide further details about the scheme and explain the next steps in the application process.

Should any post graduate students wish to have more details before applying, they can contact former Young Professionals, such as Alena Schultheiss (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) who is now working for the Accenture as a Strategy Consultant, and current Young Professionals Merabi George Chkhenkeli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) who is working as Economist at Yangon office,  and are also available to contact should students wish to do so.