Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Apply for a virtual student internship with the USAID Bureau for Food Security!

Are you a U.S. student interested in a career in international development? If so, don’t miss your chance to apply for an internship with the Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship program. The application deadline is July 22. Visit these links for more information:

The VSFS program provides a unique opportunity to work with internationally-focused U.S. government agencies and gain valuable experience for your resume. Over 300 projects are available from 11 different agencies, and students can apply to their top three choices. Selected eInterns will spend 5-10 hours per week contributing to their projects during the 2014-15 school year (September 2014 through April 2015).

USAID is offering 50 different projects this year. If food security is one of your interests, we encourage you to apply to the following projects with the USAID Bureau for Food Security. If you would like to contribute to Agrilinks and other knowledge management efforts in the bureau, please consider #3 below!

  • USAID-US-BFS-1 – Program Support for USAID Food Security Projects – Support food security projects through data compilation, research, recommendations, writing, and information management
  • USAID-US-BFS-2 – Higher Education in Africa / Asia – Assist in outreach to stakeholders on higher education in Africa / Asia, including compiling mailing lists of organizations and assisting in the design of informational graphics
  • USAID-US-BFS-3 – Knowledge Management for Agriculture and Food Security Programs – Assist USAID Bureau for Food Security’s Knowledge Management team with research, writing, web tasks (via http://Agrilinks.org), and social media to support knowledge-sharing among agricultural development practitioners under the Feed the Future initiative
  • USAID-US-BFS-4 – Research / Study Opportunity Assistance – Assemble a comprehensive listing of research/study opportunities open to both US and developing country students to supplement their programs of study at their home universities; explore the impact of these opportunities on students’ personal and professional development after the experience

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Post Source: Agrilinks

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