Foreign Affairs/International Business Intern

Organization Overview

Capitalize is a global strategic consulting firm that specializes in business diplomacy, operations management, and advisory in post-conflict emerging markets with a prime focus on Afghanistan and the Central Asian region. Led by Ambassador Said Jawad and supported by an international team of professionals across a diversity of industries and government sectors, Capitalize provides innovative solutions for complex security, investment, and development ventures.

Position Description

The Foreign Affairs/International Business Intern has a unique position toenhance efficiency in an international entrepreneurial environment and gainexposure to a wide spectrum of political, security and social issues. The Intern shall possess the energy and commitment to multi-task and passion to nurture and excel with a fast growing company. Responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting memoranda, talking points, reports and editing documents, and manage correspondence and mail;
  • Monitor the company website and the CEO’s personal website;
  • Assist with marketing and social media outreach strategies and initiatives;
  • Researching specific business opportunities and current events;
  • Organize and maintain records and files


  • Motivation and energy to multi-task and devotion to nurture and excel with a fast growing company.
  • Commitment to maintaining diplomatic protocol, discretion and professionalism
  • Rising undergraduate Senior or current Masters’ student.
  • Excellent writing, research and communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of issues related to the Middle East and Central Asia.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and basic accounting.

How to Apply

Please e-mail a one page cover letter, one page résum and one writing sample – limit two pages to:


Accepting applications on a rolling basis.