Diplomatic Internship (Summer)


Published:

05/02/2018

Address

1532 16th St NW
Washington
District of Columbia
20036
United States

Description

Diplomatic Internship (Summer)

Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the US


Internship description:

The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the U.S. (KRG-US) is seeking candidates currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for a full-time or part-time internship for the summer semester (May-Aug). The KRG Representation in the U.S. works to develop, deepen, and strengthen Kurdistan's political, economic and cultural interests in the United States. The KRG-US provides up-to-date, comprehensive information on Iraqi Kurdistan and a visible, accessible presence for all questions, communications, and opportunities for American institutions and policymakers. This is an unpaid program.  


Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

§ Attending think tank events and Congressional hearings relevant to Iraqi Kurdistan

§ Writing analytical summary reports about panel discussions, legislation, and publications

§ Assisting with planning and coordinating KRG delegation visits to the U.S.

§ Assist with planning KRG events

§ Creating content for the official website and social media sites

§ Overseeing the reception desk and providing administrative support to all members of the KRG-US office

§ Completing special projects as needed, including independent research on topics relevant to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq



Qualifications:

§ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

§ Strong organizational skills (detail-oriented and ability to multi-task)

§ Strong research skills

§ Strong computer skills (specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point)

§ Ability to work independently and with others

§ Students enrolled in a BA, MA or Ph.D. program preferred


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample (2-3 pages maximum) to tara.hamawandi@us.gov.krd. If you are NOT a U.S. citizen or resident, please explain your visa status. Please write "KRG-US Internship" in the subject heading of the email.


Locations: 1532 16TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC, 20036 US.


Please send application by May 10th or until the position is filled.

How To Apply

intern@us.krg.org

https://us.gov.krd/en/the-representation/internship-program/

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample (2-3 pages maximum) to tara.hamawandi@us.gov.krd. If you are NOT a U.S. citizen or resident, please explain your visa status.

Please write "KRG-US Internship" in the subject heading of the email.


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