Foreign National Student as Intern (FNSI) Vacancy

U.S. Embassy Tirana

OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates

OPENING DATE:   April 4, 2019

CLOSING DATE:    April 11, 2019

WORK HOURS:      Part-time, minimum 25 hrs. /week

                                    (Monday through Friday, 08:00 AM – 04:30 PM)


WORKING PERIOD: June through September 2018

The U.S. Embassy Tirana is seeking ONE individual for the positions of Local Intern in the Management Office/ Community Liaison Office (CLO).

The internship is an unpaid program.  Student applicants will undergo both medical and security clearances. Medical check expenses will be paid by the student.

Applicants for FNSI positions must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Citizenshipmust have Albanian citizenship and a copy of ID/Passport should be provided.

Student – must be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing, documented through a certified transcript.

Age Requirement – Must be at least 18 years old at the time the internship begins.

Must provide proof of health insurance coverage.

Using the accompanying documents, please review the available positions and complete a written Statement of Interest (see last page of this notice).  Please forward the Statement of Interest to via e-mail.  Applications are due by April 11, 2019.


EDUCATION:          Must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student and have at least one year of university study in one of the following areas preferred: English language, humanities, or Social sciences.

EXPERIENCE:        Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Publisher, and Excel. Basic graphic design knowledge. Customer service and basic office skills.

LANGUAGE:           Level 3 (working knowledge) in both speaking and reading English is required.



Assist with event planning to include planning the annual pool opening party, and one weekly children’s event that will vary in theme.

Develop a monthly newsletter for children that will include details about upcoming CLO events and local events for children, puzzles and activities.

Organize the physical space in the CLO office including reorganizing the library and taking inventory of the CLO storage closet.

Update CLO materials to include recommended restaurants, shops, and services. Create neighborhood guides for areas of interest in Tirana.

Assist GSO in checking the make-ready status of homes for incoming embassy employees; check to make sure appliances are working, welcome kit is unpacked, and that the house is in good shape for new families.

Customer service to include greeting CLO customers and answering telephones.


Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.


Print Name (Last, First, MI)                                       Student ID Number (if applicable)

_____________________________                          _____________________________



Write a Statement of Interest that describes your objectives and motivations in seeking an internship with the U.S. Mission. Explain how the academic courses you have taken, and other personal experiences you have had, relate to the Intern Program and/or Office to which you would like to be assigned.

Be sure to indicate if you will be a continuing student immediately upon completion of your internship. If this is not indicated, your application will not be considered.

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