U.S. Mission, Nepal Local Student Internship Opportunity

The American Embassy in Kathmandu is pleased to announce internship opportunities for the local students at the U.S. Embassy, Kathmandu. The internship program is designed to provide interns with professional exposure and opportunities for knowledge and skills development by placing them with mentors in various technical and support offices. The duration of this program is 3 months and this internship program also incorporates flexibility into the schedule to allow students to maintain their class schedule.  This is an unpaid program. 

There are 5 intern positions available: 

  1. Human Resources Office Intern

Qualifications required:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary School is required.
  • English Language proficiency at least Level-III (Good Working Knowledge) is required.
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint are required.
  1. Information Resource Management Intern

Qualifications required:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary school is required.
  • English Language proficiency at least Level – IV (Fluent).
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Good understanding and some experience of web development preferred.
  1. Public Affairs Section Intern 

Qualifications required:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary school is required.
  • English Language proficiency at least Level-III (Good Working Knowledge) is required. Strong writing skills is required.
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint are required.
  1. Political & Economic Section (Pol/Econ) Intern 

Qualifications required:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary school is required.
  • English Language proficiency at least Level-III (Good Working Knowledge) is required.
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint are required.
  • Basic knowledge of working with government offices will be an advantage. 
  1. Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) Intern

Qualifications required:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary School is required.
  • Some experience working in Tibetan refugee communities or a Tibetan Refugee is preferred.
  • English Language proficiency at least Level – III (Good Working Knowledge) is required. Fluent Tibetan and Nepali Language skills are required.
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Windows operating system are required.

Please visit the link below for detail position description of each position:

Internship PD# 1 – HRO (PDF 97KB)
Internship PD# 2 – IRM (PDF 96KB)
Internship PD# 3 – PAS (PDF 44KB)
Internship PD# 4 – Pol_Econ (PDF 45KB)
Internship PD# 5 – PRM (PDF 98KB)

Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications by September 4, 2019. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents, or the application will not be considered.

  1. Statement of Interest (PDF 220KB)
  2. Gratuitous Service Agreement (PDF 82KB)
  3. Official Transcripts Illustrating Good Academic
  4. Written Permission from the Educational Institution – College/University

Send your application package to:

E-mail Address Recruitktmintern@state.gov   (write “Application for Intern and specify the position in the Subject Line)

Or

Human Resources Office
G.P.O. Box 295
Kathmandu, Nepal 

(Please clearly mark your envelope as “Application for Intern and specify the position)

Local Student Internship Eligibility Criteria:
To be eligible for the Local Student Internship Program, students must meet ALL of the following criteria:

A. Minimum Age: Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of participation in the program.

B. Citizenship/Legal Residence: This program is only open to students who are either citizens or permanent legal residents of the host country.

C. Meet Definition of Student: Applicants must have completed Higher Secondary education and must be enrolled in college or university or trade/technical/ vocational institute or other accredited educational institution.

D. Transcript and Permission: Applicants must be in good academic standing at their current educational institution and must provide a certified transcript verifying this. Applicants must also provide written permission from the educational institution at which they are currently enrolled to participate in this program.