USAID provides leadership, resources, and technical expertise in economic growth, agriculture, trade, democracy and governance, conflict mitigation, humanitarian assistance and global health. USAID operates in over 100 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Asian and the Near East.
USAID personnel work in the following areas: Humanitarian Assistance, Democracy and Governance, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Global Health, Environment, Agriculture, and Global Alliance Development. Global Alliance Development refers to USAID’s partnership with private organization that help spur development around the world. Each of the career areas is interrelated and interdependent.