Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Internship Opportunity 2018

The Iraq Foundation (IF) has an intern position for a recent graduate or graduate student focusing on international relations, Middle Eastern affairs or a related field. The position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week and will begin in April. This position is unpaid.

IF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that carries out projects in Iraq to promote democracy, human rights, civil society and human development. IF’s headquarters is based in Washington, DC with an office in Baghdad, Iraq as well.


The Intern will assist in managing Iraq Foundation contact lists; research and identify new funding opportunities from the federal government and international organizations, as well as private funding sources; develop and manage web and social media content; draft quarterly newsletters and monthly bulletins about project activities; research relevant background information and liaise with project staff; work with staff on proof reading proposals, budgets and reports; and take minutes during internal meetings and conference calls as requested.




Excellent writing skills

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office

Knowledge of CSS for WordPress or other website management skills

Budgeting experience



Arabic speaking skills

Previous internship or other work experience

Focus on international relations, Middle Eastern affairs, or human rights


Interested applicants should email a detailed CV and cover letter along with a short writing sample to: iraq@iraqfoundation.org, subject line: “Internship Opportunity 2018”