Internship: U.S. Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS)

Deadline: July 22, 2014
 
The U.S. Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program is bigger and better than ever!  Selected eInterns spend 10 hours per week contributing to projects for an office or section from September 2014 through April 2015.  eInterns play an important role in advancing the federal government’s reach in a variety of initiatives in positions such as:
 
  • U.S. Department of State (State) STATE-US-FSI-16 (Slavic, Pashto, and Persian Languages); Foreign Service Institute (FSI/SLS/SPP)
Duties: Format a Russian Reading Textbook in Adobe InDesign, including activity instructions, simple graphics, and glossaries.  Proficiency in Adobe InDesign. Ability to transfer Microsoft Word documents to InDesign. Ability to manipulate simple graphics and tables in InDesign and Microsoft Word. Ability to work in black and white only. Ability to work with Microsoft Excel to format vocabulary lists for flashcard programs. Intermediate to Advanced Russian desired, but not required. Excellent editing skills in English desired.
 
Check out the amazing variety of other projects available on state.gov. Interested undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate program students can apply to up to three projects July 2-22, 2014 on USAJobs
 
 
Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in university level courses in the U.S. or abroad.  Last year, we had students from undergraduate to PhD to part-time online students.  A resume, transcript, and statement of interest are required as part of the application process.  Interviews may be conducted in August.  eInternships are unpaid and do not require a security clearance or travel.
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