USAID – Paid Research and Practicum Fellowships

USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance and Habitat for Humanity invite students to apply for their paid research and practicum fellowships.

What is USAID?

USAID stands for the United States Agency for International Development. It is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance. USAID was established in 1961 by the executive order of President John F. Kennedy.

The mission of USAID is to advance U.S. national security and economic prosperity by promoting stability and reducing poverty worldwide. The agency works to address global challenges such as hunger, disease, economic instability, and conflict by providing assistance to developing countries.

Practicum vs. Research Fellowship? What’s the difference?

Application Deadlines

Students interested in these opportunities should be mindful of the following deadlines.

  • Paid Research Fellowship — Apply by Thursday, February 29th, 2024, by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Paid Practicum Fellowship — Apply by Monday, March 4th, 2024, by 5 p.m. EST.
By Ron VanDon
Ron VanDon Career Advising Specialist