Ask the recruiter: Jobs with USAID

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By Rolf Rosenkranz

What's the U.S. Agency for International Development really looking for in its job candidates? How can you ace the application process? Get answers to these and other questions by watching the fourth Devex career webinar titled "Ask the Recruiter: Jobs with USAID," now available online.


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