Skilled aid workers are needed to help establish lasting peace in fragile states. But jobs in this competitive field are tougher to break into than it might seem. Devex asked donors, implementers and recruiters what skills are in demand — and how to best build a career in peace building.
Internships with the U.S. Agency for International Development are among the most sought-after among those looking to start a career in development aid. But, who’s really eligible, and how can you make your application stand? Two USAID recruiters provide answers as part of the popular Devex Career Webinar Series.
Africa, Asia and….? In which sectors and regions are recruiters predicting the most hiring this year? Discover the answer to this question and more in the results of Devex's benchmark career trends survey.
Will you have to get a security clearance when applying for a job with the U.S. Agency for International Development? How long does that process take - and, is it shorter if you already have been cleared by the U.S. government? Can dual citizens apply for staff positions? Two USAID recruiters provide answers as part of the popular Devex Career Webinar Series.
What’s the difference between civil service and foreign service officers, foreign service nationals and personal services contractors? Are all U.S. Agency for International Development interns and fellows considered federal employees? How do payment and application procedures differ? USAID’s recruitment chief explains.
What type of mindset are U.S. Agency for International Development recruiters looking for in new hires? Tom Davis, outreach and marketing chief in USAID’s Office of Human Resources, explains.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is happy to hire from the private sector – especially lawyers and experts in finance, accounting and economics. USAID’s recruitment chief explains how to make the transition.
The U.S. Agency for International Development offers attractive career paths for professionals with varying levels of experience, although it grows most of its senior-level positions from within. USAID’s recruitment chief explains.