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The Kuwait-America Foundation has multiple full- and part-time paid internships available beginning in May. All interns will observe first-hand the workings of a non-profit organization in the heart of Washington, D.C. and will have the opportunity to meet prominent local and national political figures and community leaders.


Intern positions are available for Spring/Summer nternships with flexible start and end dates. Interns work primarily on the “Do the Write Thing” Challenge Program with a special focus on the National Recognition Week held in July.

Duties Include

  • Helping plan and administer the Washington, D.C. “Do the Write Thing” local ceremony held in June
  • Helping select candidates for the Washington, D.C. “Do the Write Thing” Internship Program
  • Helping plan and administer the National Recognition Week held in July
  • Scheduling meetings with Congressional Representatives for National Recognition Week attendees and leading the various delegations to their respective meetings
  • Helping maintain and update both the Kuwait-America Foundation and the “Do the Write Thing” websites
  • Performing routine administrative tasks including photocopying, filing, faxing, and mailing
  • Maintaining and updating KAF’s database


  • Open to college and graduate students, or individuals with at least 1-2 years work experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to balance multiple deadlines and complete tasks assigned on short, but reasonable notice
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure without close supervision
  • Ability to get along well with people from diverse backgrounds

To apply, please submit a resume, three (3) references, and a cover letter detailing your previous experience and why you would like to work at the Kuwait-America Foundation to, referencing summer internship in the subject line, or by fax at 202.293.4485 attention Executive Director.