Job Announcement – Student Intern Computer Programmer

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 Computer Programmer

Opening Date:                       December 11, 2017   

Closing date:                         Until filled

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

Section:                                  Sofia Regional Support Center/IT

Duration of Internship:         Duration to be determined on individual basis

The Regional Support Center at the U.S. Embassy in Sofia is looking to recruit a student intern.

If you are a budding programmer who likes to solve tough problems;  you like working with people from different countries on a group project; you are interested in getting to know the world of embassies, international organizations and diplomacy; you are familiar with .Net, C#, CSS, JavaScript, or Git, make sure to submit your application.

Our teams use commercial cloud platforms to build innovative solutions to make government work smarter.  When you join our international team of programmers, we’ll help you build your skills on projects that power diplomacy across the continent. Take your chance and become a member of our team!

Qualification Requirements:

  • Present enrollment in a university with clear intent to continue studying through the time of the internship;
  • Good working level English language speaking/reading/writing ability;
  • Experience in a professional work environment (e.g. previous internship or clerical work) is preferred.
  • Computer programming – knowledge of one or more of the following: Microsoft .NET, C#, JavaScript, CSS, and Git source control.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to self-start and take initiative.

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.  Applicant 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 short–listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applications are collected at:

or at mail address: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Human Resources Office

16 Koziak Str., Lozenets, Sofia 1408 // fax: (+359) 2-937-5231