The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is accepting applications for its International Programs fellowship at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The fellowship is for one year, with the option to extend for a second year. The fellowship is sponsored and managed by PRB and funded by BRIDGE (BRinging Information to Decisionmakers for Global Effectiveness), a cooperative agreement between PRB and USAID.
The fellow will work within USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health in Washington, D.C. The Office’s staff works to advance and support voluntary family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide.
ELIGIBILITY: at least a B.A. or B.S. by June of 2007; Education and/or work experience related to international population/reproductive health policy or public health; Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills; ability to effectively manage time and work with diverse personalities; Dedication to advancing family planning and reproductive health issues and programs in developing countries.
Experience living outside of the United States and foreign-language facility (especially French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Arabic) are highly desirable. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or hold an appropriate work visa and will need to get a security clearance.
Interested individuals should provide a cover letter and resume directly to the address below, and arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to that address by employers or professors. The cover letter should describe the candidate¿s professional goals, her or his interest in the field of population and international development, and why she or he is suited for the Fellowship.
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: Population Reference Bureau
Stage of Study:
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen