Student Trainee

  • Contract
  • Jordan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

US Agency for International Development

The USAID Overseas Internship Program ( May 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023 ) is designed to provide Interns with substantive work assignments, which expose them to the benefits of a Federal career.

NOTE: You must remain enrolled in the degree program for the duration of this internship to maintain eligibility for this position, and maintain good academic standing (at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA for undergraduate programs and a 3.0 GPA for graduate programs, on a 4.0 grading scale).

  • Typical assignments include a variety of research projects, writing program memoranda, facilitating meetings or special events, performing analytical work, attending program discussions, communicating on USAID program issues.
  • Interns in all areas are expected to perform some assignments that are administrative in nature.
  • Interns will be assigned to work in missions in the following Countries: Middle East ,Egypt , Jordan, also Latin America and the Caribbean area Barbados , Columbia and Dominican Republic and mission located in Asia.

To be eligible for these positions your are required to have a valid passport and must able to obtain a medical clearance.

Online Training- CT401 Counter Threat Awareness Training (CTAT). Must be completed prior to travel to mission
Intern will spend 1 week at headquarters in the bureau assigned prior to leaving for the mission.

Applicants must meet position qualifications requirements as shown below at the time of appointment.


GS-5 – Completing 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.
GS-7 – Completing 1 full academic year of graduate-level education, or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement* Provision and completing a bachelor’s degree.

*Superior Academic Achievement is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.

1. Class standing — Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.

2. Grade-point average (G.P.A.) — Applicants must have a grade-point average of:

A) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or

B) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.

3. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society — Applicants can be considered eligible based on membership in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies .

How to apply

You must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below to apply for this position. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the announcement’s closing date to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you must create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

The system will take you to the online application you must complete to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and apply.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: