• Herat, Afghanistan
  • Jan 12, 2018
  • Jan 23, 2018
Full time Training

Job Description

Job Description:


This internship Program represents an exciting opportunity  for interns  to gain experience with official environment, learn organizational behavior, have basic practical learnings in their educational related filed and gain experience working on an international development project.


The Intern will provide support to the DAI SHAHAR Project Staff, by performing a variety of tasks. Throughout the internship, the Intern will gain exposure to DAI and USAID methods for capacity building, project management, and economic development programs.


Support municipal department staff in Developing and monitoring the implementation of the annual municipal plan to specify, design, construct and maintain streets, sidewalks, water supply networks, street lighting, solid waste management and parks.
Provide assistance to department manager to prepare the technical parts of documents for the construction of new projects including survey, master plan, feasibility study, detailed design work and cost estimate.
Assist municipal department staff to coordinate, monitor and supervise the engineering activities including frequent field visit to assess quality of the engineering works and certification of the bills or work progress
Provide support and assistance to municipal department staff to maintain technical records and documents and develop the appropriate technical standards




Since late November 2014, DAI has been implementing the USAID funded Strong Hubs for Afghan Hope and Resilience (SHAHAR) project with the Deputy Ministry of Municipalities (DMM) and in up to twenty provincial municipalities across Afghanistan in order to form well-governed, fiscally sustainable Afghan municipalities capable of meeting the needs of a growing urban population.  As of November 30, 2017, the SHAHAR project will be extended for two additional years in order to continue to partner with and support DMM; to partner with and support Kabul Municipality in the core areas of administrative efficiency, client management, rehabilitation of municipal landfills, and revenue generation; and to continue to partner with and build the capacity of the four regional hub provincial capitals of Kandahar City, Hirat, Jalalabad, and Mazar-e-Sharif to serve as regional learning hubs, providing a mechanism to continue to deliver technical assistance and training to all 20 original SHAHAR partner municipalities, while also strengthening the capacity of municipal staff and systems in the regional hub provincial municipalities.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


Recently completed or currently enrolled in a university graduate or undergraduate program in Engineering, public or business administration, or other relevant academic discipline.
Oral and written fluency in Dari and English.


<>·The position reports to the SHAHAR Team Lead on weekly basis.

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1 year


According to the company Salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:


To Apply: Please send your CV and covering letter along with Filled Pre-Employment Internship Questionnaire from the

below link: to the below email address.

 Include Engineering Intern - Herat in the subject line of the application.

Application without subject line will not be considered.

Submission Email

Submission Email