Student Internship Jobs (EducationUSA Program) – United States US Embassy

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-021
Open to: Ugandan
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The
Intern will support the U.S. Mission’s EducationUSA Advisor for a period of six
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Student Intern will assist the EducationUSA
    Advisor in order to expand the program’s reach. 
  • The intern would be responsible for
    assisting in planning EducationUSA events, monitoring computer usage in
    the EducationUSA Center, responding to basic public inquiries, scheduling
    appointments, contributing to the newsletter, record keeping, staffing the
    EducationUSA booth at public events, assisting with EducationUSA
    appointment questionnaire and supervising practice Scholastic Aptitude Test
    (SAT) sessions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants should be between 18-25
    years old, enrolled as students, and be willing to work part-time for a
    maximum period of six months.
  • The applicant should have completed
    senior six and currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution with
    good academic standing (official transcripts and a letter from the
    registrar will be required).
  • Previous participation in at least ten
    different EducationUSA programs/workshops.
  • General knowledge of administrative and
    office procedures.
  • Excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to deal effectively with a
    culturally diverse public and to work under pressure. 
  • Strong computer skills, including
    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Internet.
  • Language: 
    (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy
in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register
    under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click
  • You will receive confirmation of
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
The US Mission in
Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment
to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual
orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal
employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity
enhancement programs.
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