We are looking for volunteers from a wide range of scientific, academic, and professional backgrounds.
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Why become a USP volunteer

Impact global public health

Through the contribution of their individual expertise, USP volunteers help to ensure the identity, strength, quality, and purity of chemical and biological medicines, excipients, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Share expertise and collaborate with colleagues worldwide

USP volunteers work with leading scientific, academic, regulatory, and practitioner professionals from all regions of the world. They are supported by staff and state-of-the-art facilities in the United States, India, China, and Brazil.

Add distinction to your career

USP volunteers are called upon to utilize their best personal, professional, and scientific judgment to benefit global public health. It can be both a meaningful and enriching experience.

Important Notice to All Government Employees:

If you work for or are affiliated with any USA or International Government Agency, please contact uspvolunteers@usp.org prior to applying for specific instructions on how to apply.

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Every five years USP invites qualified candidates — scientists, academicians, regulatory professionals, healthcare practitioners, and others who work with medicines and foods — to apply to serve as decision makers on its Council of Experts and Expert Committees. Qualified candidates may also be invited to serve as advisors on Expert Panels that make recommendations to Expert Committees.


Hear from our current volunteers what it means to contribute to improving the quality of medicines.