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Working Worldwide Process Timeline


No placements for 2023-2024. 


Working Worldwide Kosovo applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Depending when your application is submitted, the specific timeline will vary. The process can take between 3-5 months.

  • Work on application; submit before May 15 deadline. 
  • Within approx 1 week: Applicant Interviews with Drake Global Engagement Staff
  • Within approx 1 week: Program admission decision
  • Within 2 weeks: Applicant to confirm participation and pay initial deposit
  • Within 3-4 weeks: Interviews with partner in Kosovo and potential employer(s)
  • Date TBD: Pre-Departure Event(s) with Kosovo Consulate
  • Within 3-4 weeks: Initial placement offer from employer
  • Within 7 days: Remainder of program fee due
  • Within 1-2 months:
    • Compile residence permit documents (guidance provided by Drake Global Engagement)
    • Finalize employment contract with employer (guidance provided by Drake Global Engagement)
    • Additional pre-departure events with Drake Global Engagement and/or Kosovo Consulate in Des Moines (pending availability)
  • Early to Mid-Fall: Participants depart based on specific placement.


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