Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
Youth and Communications Intern
Open Period:
10/24/2018 - 11/08/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 6002 0
Not Specified
Work Schedule:
Part-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
G. Beatriz Megessane
+258 21355493


Hiring Path:
• Recent graduates
• Exclusive Posting (not open to the public)
• Students
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
•    Third Country Nationals

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Internships (Student)
Appointment Type Details:
•    Definite not to Exceed 12 months
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The Foreign National Student Intern Program is open to all Mozambicans students attending or within 1 year of having graduated from a University in the Southern African development Community (SADC). This is an UNDPAID 20 hours per week( part-time) internship program. The Youth and Communication Intern will assist  USAID with youth development issues.



Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


  • Support USAID in identifying and meeting with representatives of youth organizations, networks and associations to gather input into USAID’s strategy development;

  • Advise the Mission on challenges and opportunities facing youth engagement in civil society, health, agriculture, and education related programming;

  • Support USAID to develop and implement outreach activities targeted at youth audiences;

  • Evaluate and provide accurate responses to social media requests from users through private messaging and liaise with technical teams for specific technical requests that require technical input for a response within USAID social media platforms;

  • Edit and catalog all photographs and appropriately store them on USAID Mozambique online platforms;

  • Design graphics/posters for use in social media, internal and external events; and

  • Assist with general developing of social media content that is targeted to the Mozambican youth.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: One to three years in working or volunteering with youth or community-based organizations is desirable.  Communications and outreach-related experience is desirable.


Bachelor’s degree in Social science, public health, economics, business, or a related field.


Microsoft Word, Excel;

social media familiarity;

Proficient speaking, reading, and writing in English and Portuguese

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Social science, public health, economics, business, or a related field.




Level 3 English ( fluency) ( Speaking/ reading/Writing) This will be tested;

Level 3 Portuguese ( fluency) ( Speaking/ reading/Writing) This will be tested.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications;

Level 3 English ( fluency) ( Speaking/Reading/Writing) and Level 3 Portuguese ( Speaking/Reading/Writing) is required . This will be tested;

Only English applications will be received and considered.



Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:


UNPAID Internship. There are no financial benefits and no compensation, nor any future employment guarantees or privileges.

Other Information:

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site:


Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • School transcript : (of attendance or completion of Bachelor degree);

  • Proof of citizenship (BI)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in  Maputo/Mozambique.