We are a student-run consultancy at the University of Oxford, providing pro bono research and consulting services to non-governmental organisations, development institutions, and microfinance banks. We were previously the Oxford Microfinance Initiative (OMI), and we rebranded in 2018.
What is ODC?
What does ODC do?
Our core focus lies in our consulting projects, where we:
Partner development organisations in
Conceptualise targeted, meaningful projects
Recruit committed and talented students to work in small teams on these projects
Provide extensive administrative support for teams to embark on field visits
Why join ODC?
1. Make a genuine impact
You will work with founders and directors of development organisations on projects that will make a difference to under-served communities around the world.
2. Acquire crucial skills
We organise training workshops with leading consulting firms and hold seminars with speakers from development organisations to equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in your project.
3. Work with like-minded peers
ODC attracts a strong application pool and we run a rigorous selection process to form diverse and committed teams.
Apply to join us today.