Internship program

Internship description:

The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the U.S. (KRG-US) is seeking candidates currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for a full-time or part-time internship for the Spring Semester (beginning in January).

The KRG Representation in the U.S. works to develop, deepen, and strengthen Kurdistan's political, economic and cultural interests in the United States. The KRG-US provides up-to-date, comprehensive information on Iraqi Kurdistan and a visible, accessible presence for all questions, communications, and opportunities for American institutions and policymakers. This is an unpaid position.


Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attending think tank events and Congressional hearings relevant to Iraqi Kurdistan
  • Writing analytical summary reports about panel discussions, legislation, and publications
  • Assisting with planning and coordinating KRG delegation visits to the U.S.
  • Creating content for the official website and social media sites
  • Overseeing the reception desk and providing administrative support to all members of the KRG-US office
  • Completing special projects as needed, including independent research on topics relevant to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq



  • Must be currently enrolled in a BA or MA program
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills (detail-oriented and ability to multi-task)
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong computer skills (specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Current resident of the U.S. preferred

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample (2-3 pages maximum) to Please write "KRG-US Internship" in the subject heading of the email.


Location: 1532 16TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC, 20036