US Embassy Jakarta Internship Program 2021

US Embassy Jakarta Internship Program 2021

A unique opportunity for selected Indonesian University students to learn about working for the U.S. Mission to Indonesia and ASEAN. Opportunities are open for all degree programs.
This internship program is one part of the overall United States – Indonesia partnership that strengthens people-to-people ties with Indonesia’s student population. The program will start on June 22, 2020. This is an unpaid program; no compensation and benefits are offered.

Types of Programs:

  • 3-month program
  • 6-month program
  • 12-month program

In 2020, we have the following internship duration terms:

  • 3-month program: begin on June 22, 2020 and end on August 28, 2020
  • 6-month program: begin on June 22, 2020 and end on December 23, 2020
  • 12-month program: begin on June 22, 2020 and ends May 2021

2020 Internship Process Time Line:

  1. U.S. Embassy reviews applications
    February 18 -28, 2020
  2. Interviews
    March 16 – 27, 2020
  3. Conditional Offers
    April 6 – 10, 2020 (by email)
  4. Clearance process
    April 13 – May 29, 2020 
  5. Formal Offers
    June 8 – 12, 2020 (by email)
  6. Internship First Day
    June 22, 2020
  7. Ends of Ten-week Internship
    August 28, 2020

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Current university student with minimum GPA 2.75 with proof university transcript submitted
  • English literate
  • Personal medical insurance
  • Students must be in their 3rd year of a Bachelors program or in 1st year of a Masters program
  • No compensation or benefits

Positions will be advertised starting January 23, 2020 on and will close February 16, 2020. Please submit the following documents with your application:

Selection and Offer

  • The HR Office reviews all applications. Approved applications are forwarded to the appropriate selecting official.
  • Once the selecting official has interviewed students and made selections, HR extends conditional offer letters, contingent upon successful security and medical certifications.
  • The medical appointment is paid by the U.S. Government.
  • Hours expected each day may vary from intern to intern depending on agreement with the supervisor and type of internship.


Ensure you have your personal medical insurance and university permit or letter of approval  to participate in the internship program with the U.S. Bi-Mission to Indonesia and ASEAN.


2020 Internship First Day:  June 22, 2020
Official work hours : 07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Day: Monday to Friday
Professional clothing is required – appropriate to office environment

2020 Sections/Office Participants:


  • Information System Center
  • Foreign Commercial Service
  • Public Affairs/Information Office
  • Public Affairs/Cultural
  • Economic Section
  • Office of Defense
  • Customer Service
  • General Service Office/Property, Accounting and Warehouse (GSO/PAW)
  • USAID/Geographic Information System
  • USAID/Monitoring and Evaluation
  • USAID/Health


  • Management Office
  • Political/Economic