Careers – Jobs, Fellowships and Internships

Work with us!

Want to work with VEGA? We are often seeking to hire part-time paid interns and consultants and full-time fellows and staff to work in our home office in Washington, D.C.

VEGA is led by a tightly knit team of dedicated staff who are passionate about volunteering, economic growth and collaboration.

Apply for a full-time position with us

There are no full-time positions available at this time. Please check back again!

Intern with us!

Part-time interns work with the Programs, Business Development, and Communications & Advocacy teams at VEGA on integrated projects for up to 20 hours per week. Our internships are hands-on and and a great way to get involved in the D.C. international development community.

Ideal candidates are self-motivated, flexible, interested in international development.

Interns receive an hourly wage and 100 percent Metro transportation reimbursement. Most internships last 4-6 months and hours are flexible. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. If you are interested in working with VEGA as an intern, please send a letter of inquiry to jobs@vegaalliance.org.

Become a consultant for us

VEGA frequently hires fee-based and pro bono consultants to work with us on a part-time basis on adhoc projects. These project might include proposal development, research, or knowledge management. If you are interested in working with VEGA as a part-time consultant, please send a letter of inquiry to jobs@vegaalliance.org.

Evaluation Committee Specialist

Employment Benefits

Full-time positions include the following benefits:

Paid Leave:
Annual leave – 22 days per year
Holidays – 11 days per year
Personal – 2 days per year
Sick – 12 days per year

Insurance:
Health – CareFirst, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental
Life
Long Term Disability

Retirement:
403b – VEGA will contribute 11% of annual salary after 30 days employment

Transportation:
VEGA reimburses 100% of monthly Metro parking and transportation to/from office

Available Position Descriptions

Evaluation Committee Specialist

Location: Flexible
Start Date:  Varies

VEGA seeks qualified individuals to serve on evaluation committees for VEGA member proposals submitted under VEGA’s Leader with Associate (LWA) agreement. Selected applicants will be placed on a roster and contacted when requests for application are submitted to VEGA. Evaluators will be offered an honorarium of $500. Each committee will be comprised of 3 evaluators, including a representative of the program funder. Please be aware that an opportunity may not arise for several months. VEGA will contact a short-list of candidates on a rolling basis to check on availability and answer questions about the process.

Requirements:

All members of the Evaluation Committee must:

  • Sign a VEGA Proposal Evaluation Committee Non-Disclosure and Non-Bias Agreement.
  • Adhere to the provided Guidelines for VEGA Proposal Evaluation Committee Members.
  • Not be affiliated (a current/past employee, consultant, or volunteer) with VEGA Alliance Members.

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least ten years of diverse experience in the field of economic development required;
  • Prior work experience abroad required;
  • Fluency in English required;
  • Experience contributing to USAID proposals and/or program implementation preferred;
  • Experience participating in a proposal evaluation team preferred;
  • Familiarity with USAID preferred.

To apply, please send a resume to jobs@vegaalliance.org with Evaluation Committee Specialist in the subject field. Please no phone calls. Thank you for your time and consideration in advance.