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RD State Operations Public Affairs Specialist (San Juan, PR) Summer 2024

USDA Agricultural Research Service is currently recruiting for an Public Affairs Specialist at Puerto Rico | Rural Development ( in San Juan, PR for Summer 2024. In collaboration with Rural Development (RD) Puerto Rico (PR) State Director and staff, design, plan and advise on the public affairs programs in the area serviced. In collaboration with the RD PR State Director and External Affairs, develop and disseminate information materials to the general public or specialized target groups within the area serviced. In addition, provide information of particular value and interest to RD PR employees.
As authorized by RD External Affairs and RD PR State Director, establish and maintain effective working relationships will all media, and develop and disseminate informational materials to pertinent publics through the media.


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and USDA provide high-quality internship experiences for college students. If interested, apply online at All Available Positions - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities ( or email to learn more about the position. Current college students and recent graduates are eligible to apply and do not have to be enrolled in a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI) to apply for a position.


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