Several No Experience Student Internship Jobs (American Center) – United States Embassy / US Mission

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-023
Open to: Ugandan
Students
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 American Center for a period
of six months. The incumbent will assist with the administration of the
American Center. The intern would be responsible for assisting American Center
event planning, computer use monitoring, responding to basic public inquiries,
scheduling appointments, processing membership cards, and managing the
circulation desk.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
The
American Center US Embassy Intern will also assist with circulation desk tasks,
including processing membership cards, checking out collection materials, and
accepting returns.
·        
Answer
basic questions regarding American Center services from callers or walk-in
clients.
·        
Ensure that
Staff American Center information table is availed at public events and respond
to basic public inquiries.
·        
Add new
materials to the existing collection, including magazines and DVDs.
·        
Keenly monitor
computer usage in the American Center.
·        
Sort
book, DVDs, magazines and other items according to established procedure and
return them to shelves or other designated storage areas.
·        
The
American Center US Embassy Intern will also be keeping the space and its
collection tidy.
·        
Act as a
back up to the American Center Assistant.
·        
Other
jobs as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicants for US Embassy Internship jobs 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 American Center programs.
·        
The
American Center US Embassy Intern should have general knowledge of
administrative and office procedures.
·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. 
·        
Ability
to work in a culturally diverse environment and perform under pressure. 
·        
Strong
computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
Outlook), and digital literacy required.
·        
Language:  English
fluency (reading/writing/speaking) 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
    Here
  • 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: 30th 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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latest jobs, please visit https://www.theugandanjobline.com or
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