Tag Archives: USAID

MSPM: In the Know, July 7, 2015

Top 3 for 7 Jul

•Apprenda and USAID are Hiring
The MSPM program was contacted by Apprenda and USAID regarding two available positions. MSPM students and graduates are highly desired for each position.
Apprenda – Project Manager Business Analyst in their New York City office.
Deadline Extended – PMP Prep Course Seats Available
The deadline was extended to 13 Jul to apply for a seat in the upcoming PMIWDC Summer 2015 PMP Prep Course. Submit the following to chapp@gwu.edu by the deadline:
  • Name and contact info
  • Copy of PMP application approval
  • PMI membership number and chapter name
  • 300 word statement as to why you should receive the free registration
Class dates are 15-16 Aug and 22-23 Aug.

Virtual Student Foreign Service Program 
The Virtual Student Foreign Service Program is the State Department-run eInternship program for U.S. college and graduate students. eInterns work on projects of global importance throughout the U.S. government on an unpaid basis. Learn more through the following links:

VSFS: http://www.state.gov/vsfs/243849.htm

FAQs: http://www.state.gov/vsfs/c39937.htm

Application deadline is 22 Jul. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

USAID Seeking ICT Technical Lead, Sr Telecommunications Advisor (GS-301-15)

The incumbent will serve as an ICT Technical Lead for the Ebola response, recovery and resilience efforts.  In this capacity, the ICT Technical Lead will function as a Senior Telecommunications Advisor. The position is located in the Africa Bureau and will serve as a senior member of USAID’s team focused on the various elements ICT infrastructure as outlined above.

The ICT Technical Lead will play a key role in supporting and expanding affordable access to voice and broadband infrastructure in the affected countries.  This would include assessing feasible technologies for last and middle mile infrastructure deployments, as well as enhancing the fiber ring, particularly around Monrovia, Liberia. The position will also call for experience in identifying, understanding and shaping policy and regulatory reform with respect to broadband expansion. The incumbent may also lead on the technical aspects of developing a public-private partnership around digital infrastructure investments and expansion in the affected countries.

See job description for more details. Contact Doreen Rizopoulos with questions on the position and information on how to apply at drizopoulos@usaid.gov.

Internship with US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, DC

USAID is currently recruiting for a Winter Contraceptive Commodities Security & Logistics Intern. Our internships are paid and our interns work  within the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Agency’s Washington, DC headquarters.


The winter Contraceptive Commodities Security & Logistics Internship will likely work with the program February 12, 2013 – June 7, 2013. The Internship is available to current graduate students, as well as graduate student alumni. In order to allow more people to apply, we recently extended the application deadline to January 4th.


We will also be offering a Summer Contraceptive Commodities Security & Logistics Internship. We are currently accepting applications for all of our summer 2013 internships, which close on January 28th. Information about our summer 2013 internships can be found on our website www.ghfp.net.


If any of your students would like to know what it’s like to be a Commodities Security and Logistics intern at USAID, here is a link to a profile of one of our intern alumna: http://www.ghfp.net/scripts/futurearts.dll?CollectBinaryData?loc=globalhealth&coid=188015&moid=70433&fauuid=b9975708-2c4d-4558-a603-21b39aec35dc