Internship Opportunity with USAID SCHEP and The Friends of Archaeology & Heritage in Jordan “Outreach and Awareness Intern at FOAH”

Internship Opportunity with USAID SCHEP and The Friends of Archaeology & Heritage in Jordan

“Outreach and Awareness Intern at FOAH”



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.

About FOAH:

The Friends of Archaeology & Heritage in Jordan was founded in 1959 by a small group of Jordanian and non-Jordanian archaeologists and residents who wanted to expand awareness and enjoyment of Jordan's rich heritage among the general public.

The Internship:

USAID SCHEP is looking for two paid Outreach and Awareness Interns to work closely with the FOAH team on a number of short and long-term activities to raise awareness. These will primarily be directed towards students at schools and universities, and the general public at the FOAH headquarters at King Hussein Park.

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 workshops at the King Hussein Park, 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.
  • Assist the Communications Department at FOAH 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 a 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 Internship.Schep@acorjordan.org with the subject (Outreach and Awareness Internship at FOAH). Shortlisted candidates will be only contacted for interviews.