Inspired by the work that USAID does? Want to get involved? You're in the right place.
Learn about our work
- Research and learn more about the challenges USAID is addressing
- Read the USAID reading suggestions or explore other publications about international development
- Connect with a Development Diplomat in Residence
- Take advantage of the American Foreign Service Association resources guide
- Access USAID research findings and reports
- Search and discover development data
Sharpen your knowledge
- Travel and attend cultural events or festivals to broaden your understanding of the world
- Follow the news regularly to keep up to date on international affairs
- Learn mapping skills and develop leadership skills by participating in YouthMappers
- Learn a foreign language, especially one of the critical need languages
- Apply to the American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest
- Visit youthlead.org to access a world of resources for and by young changemakers
- Join a school club or organization to increase your exposure to international development and foreign policy, such as Model United Nations, Model European Union, Debate Club, or Mock Trial
- Subscribe to the USAID Newsletter
- Subscribe to an RSS feeds of interest
- Access Information Resources which provides links to extensive data resources concerning development and foreign assistance.
- Download our Mobile Apps which provide in-depth data and research about USAID's work around the world.
Join The Conversation
- Share your #USAIDTransforms story
- Read our Impact Blog
- Like us on Facebook
- Download or share one of our Flickr photos
- Follow one or all of our Twitter feeds: @USAID, @USAIDPress, Global Health, @WorkWithUSAID
- Watch our videos on YouTube
- Follow us on LinkedIn
- Follow us on Instagram
- Apply to Farmer to Farmer which connects volunteer experts from the U.S. to respond to the local needs of host-country farmers and organizations.
- Volunteer with the Peace Corps in one of more than 60 countries: peacecorps.gov
- Volunteer with local communities and causes you are passionate about in your local area
Work With Us
- Intern with USAID through the Virtual Student Federal Service Program
- Apply to work at USAID through the Pathways Program
- Participate in a Department of State Exchange Program
- Apply to open Career opportunities for all experience levels.
- Learn how to Partner With Us, including applying for funding from the agency, or providing products or services. We work with 3,000 partners around the world - and are always looking for more.
- Do you have an idea for a project?
- Think we can do something better?
- Have a question about US assistance?