Internship Opportunity – Student Intern in Financial Management Office

Note:  This program is entirely on a volunteer basis; there is no compensation  attached to this internship and no benefits, nor any future employment rights.  Service is not creditable for leave accrual.

Open to:                                 Foreign National Students, non-U.S. citizens

Position:                                Student Intern in Financial Management Office

Opening Date:                       October 3, 2019        

Closing date:                         October 23, 2019

Work Hours:                          Flexible work schedule (minimum 20 hours/week)

Agency/Section:                    Financial Management Office

Duration of Internship:         Approximately six months as of January 2020

The Financial Management Office at the U.S. Embassy in Sofia is looking to recruit an intern to support office day-to-day various accounting and payment activities as needed.

Special Skills and Requirements:

  • Present enrollment in a university with clear intent to continue studying through the time of the internship;
  • Good English language speaking/reading/writing ability and fluency in Bulgarian language are required;
  • Knowledge and some experience working with MS Office programs and office equipment;
  • Good customer service skills.

Eligibility criteria:  Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.  Only students who are non-U.S. citizens in Bulgaria or Bulgarian students studying abroad are eligible for the intern program, including any foreign nationals who are legal resident students in Bulgaria.  Applicant must be a student in good academic standing.  Applicant must have demonstrated the potential to accomplish the type of work to be performed.  Applicants should be able to provide a certified document from the educational institution that the student is enrolled.  If selected, the student must pass a background check and receive security and medical certifications before commencement of the internship

How to Apply:  All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed above with specific and comprehensive supporting information. Interested candidates for this position must submit a current resume or curriculum vitae in English. Only applications received in the US Embassy Sofia, Human Resources Office before the closing date of this announcement will be considered and only short–listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applications will be collected by the end of the day October 23, 2019 at:

Mail address: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Human Resources Office
16 Koziak Str., Lozenets, Sofia 1408 // fax: (+359) 2-937-5231