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Internship Opportunities

The Embassy of Jordan welcomes interns on an unpaid basis for a minimum of 16 hours per week.
 
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 and research 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.
 
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 communications and research officers at the Jordan Information Bureau (JIB).
  • Monitoring developing stories and update JJIB officers on new updates relevant to the United States, Jordan, and the Middle East.
  • Report on briefings by the White House, State Department, and other federal departments and entities.
  • Other administrative duties for which the intern is qualified.
The Embassy has three cohorts of interns each year:
  • Fall (early September to mid-December): Applications open on July 1 (Deadline: August 1).
  • Spring (mid-January to mid-May): Applications open on October 1 (Deadline: November 1).
  • Summer (late May to late August): Applications open on February 1 (Deadline: March 1).
 
In order to apply to one of the three internship cohorts, please send your resume, a cover letter, and a shot (1-8 page) writing sample in English (on relevant subjects: political science, international relations, Middle East politics, etc.) 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)
 
“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)