Local Internship with EducationUSA Program Jobs – United States US Embassy / Mission

Title:         Unpaid Local Internship with The
EducationUSA Program

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2019-23

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

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 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:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  • The applicants for the US Embassy Local Internship career opportunity
    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
  • 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: Level IV
    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
  • You will receive confirmation on
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants
claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation
confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the
Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the
VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification
is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written
documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the
closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will
not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a
U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment
Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 1st June 2019

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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