Chemonics International

Interns x10

Job Expired

Job Overview


The USAID-funded Ta’afi Program is working towards a more inclusive and prosperous Iraq by empowering Iraqis to lead positive change. Ta’afi does this by working with Iraqi partners to organize the community to address local issues and mobilize around common causes affecting all of Iraq.

Reporting and Work Location:

Supervisors will be assigned after identifying all the interns. The work location is Erbil, Iraq.

Interns will join USAID-funded and Chemonics-implemented Iraq Regional Program 2 – Ta’afi, where they will spend 4 months supporting operational and program units.

Some of the illustrative tasks and initiatives that interns will be involved with:

  1. Participates in filing documents online and offline that meets project’s compliance with Chemonics requirement, policies, and procedures.
  2. Assisting department/s with printing, scanning and archiving paperwork.
  3. Take part in assisting departments in drafting documents including, contracts, modifications, purchase request, expense reports, cash advances etc. based on the department the intern will be working in.
  4. Do the data entry and update trackers of the assigned department.
  5. Assists supervisors for daily administrative tasks including reviewing documents or following up with employees, partners or vendors.
  6. Participate in meetings and take notes if required.
  7. Schedule meetings and arrange invitations with internal/external parties.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  1. Internship candidates must be current students, in the process of completing their BA or with a completed Bachelor’s degree (administrative, business, program related), fresh graduate.
  2. Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  3. Flexibility, creativity, proactive and keen to learn.
  4. Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, and partner institutions, including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the general public.
  5. Ability to work in multi-national work environment.
  6. Flexibility to work with different managers and different departments.
  7. Working proficiency in basic MS office applications (Word and Excel)
  8. Fluency in written and spoken English is required; written and spoken in other local languages including Kurdish and Arabic is a plus.
  9. Previous volunteer experience or community work is an advantage.
  10. The candidate must be able to work in Erbil and be able to visit the office daily.

The candidates must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week. The candidates must be able to work in the Erbil office.

Equal employment opportunities:  

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Additional Information  

  • Contract period: 3 Months
  • Daily stipend: Interns are not entitled to a monthly salary or any form of payment but a daily stipend to cover their expenses to do the work. The stipend is divided as below and is paid only for workdays: 
    • Transportation allowance:  $15 per day 
    • Food allowance: $16 per day  
  • The selected candidates will be vetted.

More Information

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