All internships are virtual and available to students who are U.S. citizens and currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Strong writing and analytical skills coupled with excellent work and academic credentials are essential. A demonstrated interest in international development and business is preferred. All internships are unpaid, however USTDA will work with schools to help interns secure course credits.
Responsibilities may vary by Agency team but generally include:
• Researching a variety of topics, including global market trends in key economic sectors,
partner country procurement practices, U.S. industry competitiveness, regional and
country-specific economic and development trends, and broader policy and trade issues.
• Conducting research and compiling background information on USTDA’s prospective
domestic and overseas partners.
• Analyzing sets of project data to assess key trends and patterns and providing written
analysis of conclusions to inform region and sector planning efforts.
• Researching the outcomes of USTDA’s funding, including the export of U.S. goods and
services as well as development benefits realized by overseas grantees.
• Assisting with the drafting of memoranda and correspondence with stakeholders.
• Preparing background information and briefing materials for USTDA personnel.
• Assisting with planning and preparation for meetings and outreach with USTDA partners.
• Providing general administrative support.