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Center for Afghanistan Studies Internship Guidelines

Center for Afghanistan Studies (CAS) provides internship opportunities for all students of JGU who preferably have a background in–but not limited to–history, sociology, political science, international relations and public policy. This is a voluntary internship that enables students to get practical experiences through variety of activities.  CAS accepts applications for internships on a rolling basis for a minimum period of eight weeks. The intern will work closely with the CAS management team to assist in the center’s activities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing information and research materials
  • Assist in administrative duties of the center
  • Organize center’s events i.e. movie screenings, trainings, workshops, conferences etc.
  • Regularly update center’s website content
  • Engage audience through regular posts on the center’s social media platform
  • Publicize center’s blog among students
  • Contribute a minimum of two articles or one research paper to the center’s blog
  • Assist in conducting research projects
  • Any other activity assigned by the team

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Full time student enrolled in the under–graduate or Post­graduate program at JGU
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Dari and Pashto language skills are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a team player
  • Ability to execute assigned tasks in given deadlines


Please note interns are not offered any remuneration. Your application must be accompanied by a detailed CV; a one-page cover letter stating why you wish to intern with the center; and one short writing sample of 800 words. Interested candidates may send in their applications to or