U.S Mission in Uganda Unpaid Local Internship with the Education USA program Jobs

U.S Mission in Uganda Unpaid Local Internship with the Education USA program Jobs


Summary

  • The U.S. Mission in Uganda is offering an unpaid internship to assist the Education USA Advisor for a period of six months.

    The work schedule for this position is:

  • Part-time, 25 hours per week

    Start Date

  • Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

    Duties

  • The incumbent will assist the Education USA Advisor in order to expand the program’s reach.

  • The intern would be responsible for assisting in planning Education USA events, monitoring computer usage in the Education USA Center, responding to basic public inquiries, scheduling appointments, contributing to the newsletter, record keeping, staffing the Education USA booth at public events, assisting with Education USA appointment questionnaire and supervising practice Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) sessions.

  • This position is unpaid.

  • This position does not provide future employment with the U.S. Mission in Uganda.

  • Interested candidates should be between 18-25 years old, enrolled as students, and be willing to work part-time for a maximum period of six months.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Education

  • Completion of 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).

    Requirements

    Experience

  • Previous participation in at least five different Education USA programs/workshops.

    Job Knowledge

  • General knowledge of administrative and office procedures.

    Evaluations

    Language

  • (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

    Skills and Abilities

  • 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.

    Selection Process

  • After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.

  • The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

  • A Statement of Interest and a Gratuitous Service Agreement

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.

  • Any other documentation (e.g. essays, transcripts/certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

  • Applications must have the position title in the subject line.

  • Submit Applcations to;

    Human Resources Office

  • Email KampalaHR@state.gov.

  • Telephone 0414-306001

    ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

  • Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf).

  • Please send all documents as attachments to a single email.

  • Multiple emails will be discarded.


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