Outreach and Awareness Intern

Internship Opportunity with USAID SCHEP

“Awareness and Outreach Intern”



USAID SCHEP is a four year USAID project that aims to foster community and economic development through training and utilizing best practices in cultural heritage preservation and management. USAID SCHEP is implemented by The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR).

The Internship:

USAID SCHEP is looking for a paid Awareness and Outreach Intern to work closely with the SCHEP team on a number of short and long-term activities to raise awareness. These will primarily be directed towards students at schools and universities, local communities around SCHEP sites, and the general public.

This Internship is an intensive 1-month position (can be extended to additional two months based on the performance) that will assist in developing and conducting activities that will contribute to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of cultural heritage. The activities will include field work and site visits as well developing online and print media. The bulk of these activities will be in Arabic.

Key Responsibilities:

        Develop a calendar of suggested activities.

        Plan and conduct a series of activities in different locations across Jordan.

        Assist the Communications Department at SCHEP in developing print and online materials such as announcements, blog posts and social media content.

        Prepare activity reports.

        Collect the needed data and reports to the SCHEP Monitoring and Evaluations Officer.

        Additional administrative assistance and other tasks as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

        University student or recent graduate majoring in cultural heritage management, tourism, communications, or any related field.

        Proficient written and spoken Arabic and English.

        Strong oral and written communication skills.

        Working knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

        Have previous work experience or volunteering in awareness related activities.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter (letter can be written in Arabic or English) to usaidschep@gmail.com with the subject (Awareness and Outreach Internship). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.