We’re Moving to the Island of Hispaniola!

Also known as Haiti! As of right now, we're scheduled to move out there in September 2017, but all of that is subject to negotiation with the Mission. It's a 2-year post, so we can expect to call this our home until around¬†summer of 2019. We are very excited about our assignment to Haiti and …

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The Prelude To The Post About Our First Post

Let's talk a little about Foreign Aid and why I think it's important (and why I'm here). Foreign aid and the work that USAID and its partners do directly contributes to our security at home, which is a fact that is widely accepted by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress. The way USAID has explained …

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How to Become a USAID Foreign Service Officer

As all government employees are aware, unless one is fortunate enough to fall under a "special hiring authority", the Federal hiring process is often long, opaque, and sometimes painful. I was hired for my Federal position as a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) and was fortunate enough to be hired under the special authority that …

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