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Internship Opportunities

The Embassy of Jordan welcomes interns on an unpaid basis for a minimum of 20 hours per week for full time and a minimum of 10 hours per week for part time positions.

Positions are open to current graduate and undergraduate students in the following preferred fields of study: political science, international relations, Middle East studies, history, religion, communications, media studies, and journalism.

Interns provide administrative and research support for the Embassy, where they will assist the Jordan Information Bureau (JIB) in preparing daily media briefs as well as social media posts. Research is an integral part of the JIB operation; interns will gather information available via news sources, government sites, think tanks reports and other relevant institutions.  We have had a multitude of interns participate in our program from various universities around the United States.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and editing daily media briefs on topics ranging from regional issues in the Middle East to US foreign policy in coordination with the communication and research officers.
  • Monitor developing stories and update Jordan Information Bureau personnel on alerts relevant to Jordan and the region.
  • Report on briefings by the White House and other US departments
  • Assist with events at the Embassy.
  • Other duties for which the intern is qualified.

The Embassy has 3 cohorts of interns over the year:

  • Fall (September to December): Applications open on July 1.
  • Spring (January to April): Applications open on October 1.
  • Summer (May to August): Applications open on February 1.

In order to apply to one of the internship positions please send your cover letter and resume to careers@jordanembassyus.org

TESTIMONIALS

“Interning at the embassy is extremely engaging.  It also allowed me to learn more about what I would like to do later in my career.” (Morgan Hecht, 21, Major: International Relations at American University, fall 2018)

 

“My internship at the embassy has been stellar experience. The research entailed in my work will no doubt offer transferable skills into a variety of professional fields.” (Nicholas Pacheco, Age: 19, American University)

 

“You learn a lot about politics of the Middle East when interning here and my writing has improved significantly. I am getting an insight into the world of diplomacy, which is exactly where my interest lies.” (Rina Cakrani, Age: 21, Major: Political Science at Whitman College)