Tag Archives: July 2016

Volunteer Position: Business Advising Volunteer (Albania)

Deadline: July 1, 2016

As a Business Advising Volunteer, you may be placed with either a local government unit (Municipality/Commune/Regional Council) or one of a variety of different community-based organizations. Examples of placements include a locally-based independent Non Governmental Organization (NGO), locally-based branches of national-level NGOs, local branches of World Vision, local units of a central government institution, and local NGOs which work on cultural heritage. The first five groups of community developers were placed in a spectrum of organizations within the broad realm of community development activities. Current project activities are focused in several key areas: municipal development, NGO development, business development, tourism/cultural development and preservation, and capacity-building in the area of information and communications management and technology. There are no pre-requisite language requirements for this position.

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Internship: Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) (U.S. Department of State)

Deadline for Applications: July 2016

Date: 03/19/2014 Description: VSFS Logo - State Dept Image

U.S. college students make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government and one of these ways is through the Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS). VSFS engages civil society in the work of the government by harnessing the expertise and digital excellence of U.S. citizen students. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns (U.S. college students working remotely) have expanded the reach of U.S. government efforts around the world. This year, there are more projects than ever and for the first time, fifteen government agencies are participating:

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Weather Service
  • Peace Corps
  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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