Cambodian Student Internship Program 2020 (Summer Cycle)

  1. Cambodian Student Internship Program 2020 (Summer Cycle)
  2. Peace Corps Job Vacancies

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  013-20

OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates

 POSITION:               Cambodian Student Internship (Various positions)

PAID/ UNPAID:       Unpaid

OPENING DATE:    February 11, 2020

CLOSING DATE:    March 03, 2020

The U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh is offering a Student Internship Program (Summer Cycle) to Cambodian students from June 2020 to September 2020.

Program Eligibility

  1. In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  2. Citizens or permanent legal residents of the host country.
  3. At least 18 years old.
  4. Must be an active student at a public or private higher education institution.
  5. Must have already completed one year of studies in the institution.
  6. Must provide a certified transcript from the last term/semester to show proof of good academic standing.
  7. Must provide a certified letter from the school certifying current enrollment.
  8. Must be able to work until end of September 2020.

Qualifications Required:

  1. General field of studies.
  2. Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level IV (Fluent) Khmer are required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

How to Apply:

Please send the Application for Cambodian Student Intern Program Form along with the certified transcript and school’s certification letter to RecruitmentPHP@state.gov. The application form can be retrieved here. To be eligible for consideration, applications must be received by March 03, 2020.

Position Number: SIP#001/2020

Job Title:       Social Media Intern

Office:            Public Affairs Section

Work Hours: Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:       

  1. Help develop social media posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms.
  2. Assist in the production of the Public Affairs Section (PAS)’s weekly “Let’s Chat!” Facebook Live broadcast. May be called on to do interviews.
  3. Help develop and produce videos and photos that we would use on our social media platforms.
  4. Provide assistance in working media events and press conferences.

Position Number: SIP#002/2020

Job Title:        Cultural Affairs Intern

Office:             Public Affairs Section

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Help draft Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and alumni newsletters and outreach materials.
  2. Assist Cultural Affairs Officer and others interview and prepare candidates for a variety of U.S. government exchange programs.
  3. Draft content about cultural activities for social media.
  4. Organize cultural events including launches, grant announcements, etc.
  5. Assist the Information Resource Assistant in running programs in the American Center, including book clubs, English clubs, film clubs and speakers.

Position Number: SIP#003/2020

Job Title:        Protocol Assistant Intern         

Office:             Executive Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Manage information flow within the executive office.
  2. Prepare correspondences.
  3. Provide administrative support for meetings and VIPS.
  4. Backup Protocol Assistant.

Position Number: SIP#004/2020

Job Title:        Human Resources Intern

Office:             Human Resources Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Assist in scheduling candidates and in preparing for employment tests and interviews.
  2. Assist in verifying the Time and Attendance reports submission.
  3. Update employee information and training records in personnel system.
  4. Scan and file employees’ documents.
  5. Create folders for new employees.
  6.  Assist in submitting and collecting documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
  7.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#005/2020

Job Title:        Account Payable/Voucher Examiner Intern

Office:             Financial Management Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Assist in preparing of various kinds of payment vouchers: Contracts, Purchase Orders, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAS), Lease Agreement, Official Residence Expenses (ORE), Representation, Travel claim, Utility Bills, Telephone Bills, and Other Miscellaneous Official Claims From other Federal Government Agencies.
  2.  Assist in settling utility bills with Electricity Company, Phnom Penh Water Supply and Garbage Collection Co. Ltd..
  3.  Other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#006/2020

Job Title:        Accounting Intern

Office:             Financial Management Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Assisting in clearing un-liquidated obligation (ULO).
  2. Assisting in collection process for receivable account and VAT refund.
  3. Coding fund cite for purchase requests (PR), and travel authorizations (TA).
  4. Updating customers/vendors’ bank information into system.
  5. Data entry for utilities bills in the database/worksheet.
  6. Assisting in monitoring expenditure versus budgeting.
  7. Reconciliation payroll transactions.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#007/2020

Job Title:       Political Affairs Intern

Office:             Political/Economic Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Ad-Hoc Political Policy Research.
  2. Work with American and Cambodian staff to further American policy goals.
  3. Special projects as needed.

Position Number: SIP#008/2020

Job Title:       Economic Intern

Office:            Political/Economic Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Ad-Hoc Economic Policy Research.
  2. Work with American and Cambodian staff to further American policy goals.
  3. Special projects as needed.

Position Number: SIP#009/2020

Job Title:        Shipping Intern

Office:             General Services Office

Work Hours:  Full-time; 40 hours/week

Job Description: 

  1. Input Data on T-Lite system.
  2. Obtain Driver’s License and vehicle registration.
  3. Drafting documents for customs clearance process.
  4. Administrative duties such as filing, copying, emailing, putting requests on system etc..
  5. Other duties assigned by Shipment clerk and Shipment Assistants.

Position Number: SIP#010/2020 (2 positions)

Job Title:        Property and Supply Assistant

Office:             General Services Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Assist in goods inspection and receiving.
  2. Assist in supply preparation per approved request and issuing supply to customer.
  3. Assist in annual house make ready.
  4. Assist in inspection and jotting down the barcode of property in and out of the warehouse stock.
  5. Assist in covering up any supply clerk when they are on leave or they need to go to the supply alternate storage.
  6. Assist in other tasks assigned by the supervisor or the GSO/Property and Supply team

Position Number: SIP#011/2020

Job Title:        Procurement Intern

Office:             General Services Office

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description: 

  1. Assist in handling requests to purchase off-the-shelf items, including sourcing vendors, examining quotations, and dispatching Purchase Orders to the vendors.
  2. Assist in the market research of products with local and overseas vendors.
  3. Assist in the follow-up of the acquisition cycle, from receiving Purchase Requests until products are received.
  4. Communicate in writing and verbally with the requiring offices, local and overseas vendors in the process of ordering goods and services.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#012/2020

Job Title:       Voucher Examiner Intern

Office:            Office of Finance Management, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Log in all incoming vouchers and route to respective officer for administrative approval.
  2. Account Payable task: process all type of payment vouchers.
  3. Record processed payment vouchers from COAST report into the system.
  4. Prepare quarterly VAT refund submission.
  5. Filing and other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#013/2020

Job Title:        Monitoring & Evaluation Intern

Office:             Program Office, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time; 40 hours/week

Job Description:

  1. Provide support in developing the Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) Results Framework by reviewing indicators currently collected by USAID activities and highlighting those that remain relevant for measuring results under the new Results Framework.
  2. Review and analyze activity site visit data for quarterly performance review.
  3. Prepare performance monitoring data for migration to USAID’s new Development Information System (DIS).
  4. Support USAID’s collection of activity geographic location information.

Position Number: SIP#014/2020

Job Title:        Communication Intern

Office:            Program Office, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Help create social media report and analysis on best practices.
  2. Assist in daily social media management.
  3. Assist in the production of short videos that we would use on our social media platforms.
  4. Help produce infographics describing the impact of USAID investments.
  5. Participate in site visits and report on lessons learned.
  6. Support the management of public events including taking photos/videos and organizing logistics.

Position Number: SIP#015/2020

Job Title:        Democracy and Governance Intern

Office:             Democracy and Governance (DG) Office, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Work with Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) on Facebook and Twitter DG postings.
  2. Set up events and meetings for the DG team at the Embassy with outside parties.
  3. Visit implementing partners with DG staff.
  4. Interview youth beneficiaries of DG programs and write 2-page paper (due at end of internship) on youth perceptions of DG programs.

Position Number: SIP#016/2020

Job Title:             Project/Administrative Assistant Intern

Office:             Office of Public Health and Education (OPHE), USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Assist with research on child protection issues related to care reform and children with disabilities, to potentially include stakeholder interviews.
  2. Provide administrative and project management support for Public Health, Education, Child Protection, and related program activities.
  3. Support OPHE in routine and standard administrative tasks. Makes photocopies or other clerical support as requested by OPHE staff and generally serve as a guide and resource for any and all relevant office and administrative operations.
  4. Perform a variety of clerical and procedural duties including: filing material and maintaining the Front Office filing system; ordering expendable supplies for the Office; and scheduling the use of conference rooms in coordination with other mission secretarial and administrative staff.
  5. Maintain office services, promoting efficiency and providing administrative support to the OPHE staff and the Office Director. The incumbent ensures that critical documents are current and filed.

Position Number: SIP#017/2020

Job Title:        Human Resources Assistant Intern

Office:             Executive Office, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Assist assigned staff to prepare routine personnel actions.
  2. Assist assigned staff to create and maintain contract and personnel files.
  3. Assist assigned staff in preparation of training materials.
  4. Scan documents to create electronic archive files.

Position Number: SIP#018/2020

Job Title:        Administrative Intern

Office:             Executive Office, USAID

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Responsible for multiple segments of the distribution electronic records management system/e-filing and for administrative services as printing and distribution functions.
  2. Handle in-house procurement and facility/equipment maintenance activities.
  3. Obtain necessary administrative supplies and services using myServices system.
  4. Maintain working relationship with the Embassy Administrative Section (Budget & Fiscal, Personnel, Contracting, Security, Procurement, and General Services) in arranging for services as needed.
  5. Assist in maintaining the Mission Page of Operational Support, Mission Orders, and Mission Notices to ensure its content is up-to-date.
  6. Track Telecom Invoices (landline and office extensions).
  7. Process Business Card requests. This includes tracking request spreadsheet and ensuring card quality and specs meet the requirement.
  8. On-the-job training on processing travel authorization for mission staff.
  9. Manage USAID mail distribution center including correspondences, magazines, and newspapers distribution.
  10. Perform property receiving functions and acknowledging receipt on those documents and ensure the properties are properly recorded in the Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS).
  11. Arrange/prepare supporting documents for monthly payment.
  12. Provide an assistance on Visa submission.

Position Number: SIP#019/2020

Job Title:        Research Assistant Intern

Office:             Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU)-2 – Office based in the National

Institute of Public Health (NIPH)

Work Hours:  Full-time or part-time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible)

Job Description:

  1. Assist with entomological and/or molecular biology based research projects.
  2. Under supervision, perform laboratory assays and analyze results.
  3. Participate in field collection and identification of mosquitoes and ectoparasites.
  4. Record keeping for field collections and other laboratory activities.
  5. Learn to manage several responsibilities simultaneously as well as time management skills and techniques.

Position Number: SIP#020/2020

Job Title:       Administrative Assistant Intern

Office:            Defense Cooperation Office (ODC)

Work Hours:  Part-time; 20 hours/week

 Job Description:

  1. Review files and determine adequacy and ability to compete for service academies.
  2. State Partnership Program support.
  3. Office of Defense Cooperation administrative support.
  4. Travel voucher processing.
  5. Travel document collection and processing.
  6. Filing and inventory management.
  7. Other tasks related to the ODC.