Thank you for your interest in summer internship with the U.S. Commercial Service in Jakarta. Our mission is to assist U.S. companies entering Indonesian market and exporting their goods and services to Indonesia. To support this mission, we offer a variety of resources and services ranging from Indonesian market research and analysis, to facilitating contact with Indonesian businesses, promoting U.S. products to Indonesian and advocacy for the interest of U.S. business. Graduate students of economics, business administration, and international relation, will be benefit most from an internship with the Commercial Service.
Please read the below information thoroughly to ensure you qualify for this program and that you have sufficient time for your application to be processed.
To participate in our summer internship program, you must meet the following qualifications:
Intern duties vary, but can include:
No. Federal regulations prohibit financial compensation. But upon completion of the internship, and official letter of recommendation can be provided and many universities will award academic credit for your work.
No. The short-term Non-Business or Non-Education visa does not permit applicants to work in Indonesia. Additionally, you will need to provide proof of having sufficient funds to support yourself while in Indonesia.
Unfortunately, no airfare, housing, or federal government insurance can be provided and no federal government liability is assumed.
The U.S. Commercial Service seeks hard-working, responsible intern, preferably at the graduate student level. If you are interested in an internship, please submit the following to our intern coordinator: Laksmi.Hapsari@trade.gov
Once your application has been accepted you will need to submit a range of paperwork to our office of Security to run credit and background checks. These forms can be downloaded from this page.
1. Volunteer Service Agreement
2. Credit Report Release Statement
4. Selective Service Registration
The deadline for summer internship applications is February 1 of each year. Application can take up to two months to process.
Please ensure you have enough time before submitting your application.
Please direct any questions or submit your application to intern coordinator at Laksmi.Hapsari@trade.gov