Cambodian Student Internship (Various positions)

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Ambassador's Certificates of Appreciation for Interns_September 28_2018


OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates

POSITION:               Cambodian Student Internship (Various positions

PAID/ UNPAID:       Unpaid

OPENING DATE:    October 12, 2018

CLOSING DATE:    November 02, 2018

WORK HOURS:       Full-time or Part-Time; 40 or 20 hours/week (Flexible Work Schedules Available with a Minimum of 20 hours/Week Required)

The U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh is offering a Student Internship Program (Winter Cycle) to Cambodian students from December 2018 to April 2019.

Program Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Citizens or permanent legal residents of the host country;
  2. At least 18 years old;
  3. Must be an active student at a public or private higher education institution;
  4. Must have already completed one year of studies in the institution; and
  5. Must provide certified transcript to show proof of good academic standing and have the certification letter from the school.
  6. Must be able to work until end of April 2019.

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 The application form can be retrieved here(DOC: 156KB). To be eligible for consideration, applications must be received by November 02, 2018.

Position Number: SIP#001/2018

Job Title:       Social Media Intern

Office:            Public Affairs Section

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.
  5. Monitor popular Khmer Facebook pages, Instagram and twitter accounts for trends and ideas for content.

Position Number: SIP#002/2018

Job Title:        Cultural Affairs Intern

Office:             Public Affairs Section

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#003/2018

Job Title:        Human Resources Intern         

Office:             Human Resources Office

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#004/2018
Job Title: Voucher Examiner Intern
Office: Financial Management Office

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#005/2018

Job Title:        Accounting Intern

Office:             Financial Management Office

Job Description: 

  1. Assisting in clearing un-liquidated obligation (ULO).
  2. Assisting in monitoring expenditure versus budgeting.
  3. Assisting in collection process for receivable account and VAT Refund.
  4. Coding fund cite for Petty Cash voucher, Purchase Request, and Travel Authorization.
  5. Updating customers/vendors’ bank information into system.
  6. Data entry for utilities bills in the database/worksheet.
  7. Reconciliation payroll transactions.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#006/2018

Job Title:        Protocol Assistant Intern

Office:             Executive Office

Job Description: 

  1. Help with updating the Contact Management Database.
  2. Assist with representational events: prepare invitations, compile guest lists, follow ups on RSVPs, etc.
  3. Handle incoming/outgoing correspondence including Dip Notes.
  4. Assist with facilitating access for official visitors for the EXEC office.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.


Position Number: SIP#007/2018 (2 positions)

Job Title:        Warehouse Property and Supply Intern

Office:             General Services Office

Job Description: 

  1. Assist in annual inventory review from October to March, 2018.
  2. Assist in cell phone service management.
  3. Assist in receiving USG property and supply through vendor delivery and mail room.
  4. Assist in issuing supplies for emergency.
  5. Assist in updating property and supply transaction.

Position Number: SIP#008/2018

Job Title:        Procurement Intern

Office:             General Services Office

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#009/2018

Job Title:        Political Intern

Office:             Political/Economic Office

Job Description: 

  1. Monitor and report on political developments in traditional and online Khmer-language media, including social media.
  2. Conduct research and provide other assistance for human rights vetting.
  3. Assist in gathering information on and analyzing China’s political and strategic engagement in Cambodia and throughout Southeast Asia.
  4. Entering detailed elections data into database for analysis.
  5. Provide translation as needed.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Number: SIP#010/2018

Job Title:       Economic Intern

Office:            Political/Economic Office

Job Description:

  1. Monitor and report on economic developments in traditional and online Khmer-language media, including social media.
  2. Assist in gathering information on and analyzing other countries’ (China, Vietnam, etc) economic and strategic investments in Cambodia and throughout Southeast Asia.
  3. Assist in compiling data on economic training data and macroeconomic indicators.
  4. Assist in Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) reporting.
  5. Provide translation as needed.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.


Position Number: SIP#011/2018

Job Title:       Voucher Examiner Intern

Office:            Office of Finance Management, USAID

Job Description:

  1. Log in all incoming vouchers and route to respective officer for administrative approval.
  2. Review and process all type of payment vouchers.
  3. Post vouchers from COAST report.
  4. Prepare VAT refund submission.

Position Number: SIP#012/2018

Job Title:       Inclusive Development Assistant (Gender, LGBTI, and Youth)

Office:            Program Office, USAID

Job Description:

  1. Conduct/update desk review on gender, LGBTI, and youth in relation to USAID programming.
  2. Revise/update gender trends and issues in Cambodia.
  3. Provide support to kick off youth assessment.
  4. Co-facilitate and support the design of gender training for USAID partners and other outreach activities.
  5. Assist Program Office project design team in identifying/integrating gender, LGBTI and youth issues in Activity Design processes.


Position Number: SIP#013/2018

Job Title:       Administrative Intern

Office:            Executive Office, USAID

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. Maintains 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. Tracking Telecom Invoices (landline and office extensions).
  7. Processing 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 ILMS.
  11. Arranging/preparing supporting documents for monthly payment.

Position Number: SIP#014/2018

Job Title:        Health, Education and Child Protection Intern

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

Job Description:

  1. Support Outreach and Communications staff to develop and create high quality materials including videos, infographics, and success stories about USAID education, child protection, and health activities in Cambodia.
  2. Support social media outreach in various media and social media posts.
  3. Support the periodic update of basic fact sheets on OPHE activities currently being conducted in Cambodia.
  4. Support office staff in responding to special requests and taskers.
  5. Assist with OPHE knowledge management.

Position Number: SIP#015/2018

Job Title:        Administrative Assistant

Office:             Defense Cooperation Office (ODC)

Job Description:

  1. S. Service Academy Applications.
  2. State Partnership Program Support.
  3. Office of Defense Cooperation Administrative Support.
  4. Travel Voucher Processing.
  5. Travel Document Collection and Processing.
  6. Other Tasks Related to the ODC.