America's Unofficial Ambassadors

We work at the grassroots level throughout the Muslim World to counter violent extremism before it takes hold, to promote tolerance and understanding, and to foster better relations with the United States.

Webinar Reminder – Volunteering and Your Career Goals


AUA Special Webinar – Volunteering Abroad and Your Future Career

Join us Friday, February 21 at 12pm EST for this Special Information Session

Wondering how volunteer service abroad can help you find the career you want? Curious about the AUA Summer Service Internship program? In a special online information session, Dr. Tahir Shad of Washington College will talk with you about how volunteer service abroad connects with your career goals and how your service experience can give you an edge as a job applicant.

There are limited spaces available for this AUA event. Please RSVP to stefanc(at) before 9 am on February 21 to receive instructions on how to access the webinar.

Dr. Tahir Shad is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, the Director of International Studies, and the Faculty Liaison to the Office of International Programs at Washington College, in Chestertown, MD. As an expert in Middle Eastern and African affairs, Professor Shad is a frequent political commentator on National Public Radio and has had articles published in Arab Studies Quarterly and in Regime Change and Regime Maintenance in Asia and the Pacific, published by the Australian National University.

The America’s Unofficial Ambassadors Summer Service Internship Program places volunteers with schools or grassroots in NGOs in Indonesia, Morocco, Tajikistan or Tanzania.

Unofficial Ambassadors build relations between America and the Muslim World by interning full-time with a school or grassroots organization in the Muslim World for 6 weeks. In the process, volunteers gain hands-on professional experience, learn local languages, and can earn academic credit from their university.

 To get an inside look at last year’s summer program, visit our blog for first-hand stories of our unofficial ambassadors in action. Or visit our website at

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