Internships & Fellowships at Afghan Studies Center for Afghan Nationals

The Afghan Studies Center is offering an exclusive internship program for young Afghan nationals, living in Pakistan or abroad, for a period of two months (which can be extended to three months depending upon the interest of the candidate or the nature of their assignment).

These internships are designed to:

  • Provide young Afghans with exposure in a professional workplace environment
  • Equip them with leadership, critical thinking and research skills
  • Provide an opportunity to young Afghans to explore a wide array of research with the ASC team on issues of regional significance
  • Enable the youth of both countries to work together and transform into committed agents for peace and leaders of change

What it offers

Our interns get a chance to explore and contribute in the important mainstream work of the organization ranging from research, report writing, media engagement, training programs, conferences and even fieldwork.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be an Afghan national
  • Must at least hold or be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program
  • No prior working experience is required
  • Preferably should have a good command of the English language
  • Should be able to put in a minimum of 4 weeks

How to apply

Afghan candidates are welcome to apply from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and all over the world. Our one-month internships are open throughout the year. Female students are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send us your resume and a cover letter at and

  • The Afghan Studies Center also offers a fellowship program for Afghan professionals who are working in the areas of peace, security and regional integration. If you are a young professional who is eligible, please email us at and for details.