Desautels Graduate Student Society

A student-run association serving the interests of Masters students of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

McGill MBA International Development Club


To provide McGill MBA students with a venue to:

  • Learn more about international development
  • Network with individuals involved in various facets of international development
  • Explore career opportunities, including internships, in the field of international development
  • Share their interest in international development and ideas about potential initiatives for those looking for ways of giving back
  • Seek information about points of contacts and other resources


Typical events

  • Speaker series with experts involved in international development, from government, not-for-profit and private sectors
  • Visits to key organisations involved in international development, such as CIDA in Ottawa, World Bank in Washington DC, UN headquarters in New York as well as private organizations
  • Networking cocktails with McGill MBA and International Development faculty alumni, guests from local not-for-profit organisations, as well as other student bodies at McGill, including: International Development Initiative, United Nations Students’ Association, Net Impact and others.