Internships and Jobs at U.S. AID

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Geographic Information Specialist

Location: Washington, DC
Job Code: 601
# of openings: 1

Position Summary:

The Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) supports U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy. OTI provides fast, flexible, short-term assistance targeted at key political transition and stabilization needs.  Strategically designed for each unique situation, OTI has laid the foundation for long-term development by promoting reconciliation, jumpstarting local economies, supporting emerging independent media, and fostering peace and democracy through innovative programming.  In countries transitioning from authoritarianism to democracy, from violence to peace, or following a fragile peace, OTI’s programs serve as catalysts for positive political change.

Macfadden is seeking a Geographic Information Specialist to support the Office of Transition Initiative (USAID/DCHA/OTI) in Washington, DC.  The Geographic Information Specialist is required to:

  • Provide geospatial services to USAID in support of program management, analysis, planning, and advocacy as a member of the Geographic Information Unit (GIU).
  • Communicate the geographic operating picture of USAID’s international development work through the acquisition, production, and provision of geo-spatial data and cartography.
  • Explain and train staff on the uses of maps and geospatial tools.
  • Collaborate closely with USAID client and with peers in U.S Government agencies, the humanitarian community, academic, and private sectors

The above link will let you search openings via geographic area.

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