White House Internship Program:
This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Interns are placed in various offices throughout the White House, and are given varying tasks, such as conducting research, managing incoming inquiries, attending meetings, and writing memos.
Application Due Date: January 22, 2012 (for Summer 2012 Term: 5/29/12 - 8/10/12)
Eligible Applicants: Undergraduate/Graduate Students, Recent Graduates, Veterans Compensation: College credit, unpaid
Application Materials: Two Essays, Current Resume, Two Letters of Recommendation Website/Contact: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships
White House Initiative on AAPIs Internship Program
The WHIAAPI Internship Program offers students the opportunity to work on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues, including education, health, sustainable neighborhoods, economic development, civil rights, and labor and employment. In addition to assisting with research on those topics, interns will help write policy memos and proposals, coordinate events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations, elected officials, and ethnic media outlets.
Application Due Date: March 15, 2012 (for Summer 2012 Term: 6/12 – 8/12) May 15, 2012 (for Fall 2012 Term: 8/12 – 12/12)
Eligible Applicants: Undergraduate/Graduate Students
Compensation: College credit, unpaid
Application Materials: Statement that describes (1) one issue that affects the AAPI community, (2) a strategy that you would implement at the Initiative to address it, and (3) the organizations and/or federal agencies with whom you would collaborate.
Website/Contact: www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships, email@example.com
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)
The Presidential Management Fellowship Program is a flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates interested in federal government work. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates through a rigorous application and selection process – all with the intention of developing a cadre of potential government leaders.
Application Due Date: PMF Class of 2012 application closed. Class of 2013 applications due in Fall 2012
Eligible Applicants: Final Year Graduate Students
Compensation: Salary, benefits, leadership development training
Application Materials: Refer to the Presidential Management Fellowship website for more information.
Department of Labor: http://www.dol.gov/_sec/media/internprogram.htm· For more information, also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of State· http://careers.state.gov/students
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau· http://www.consumerfinance.gov/
Corporation for National and Community Service· http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/employment/index.asp
Department of Agriculture· http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=INTERN_SCHOLAR&parentnav=USDAEMP_SERVICES&navtype=RT
Department of Commerce· http://hr.commerce.gov/Careers/StudentCareerOpportunities/index.htm
Department of Defense· http://www.whs.mil/HRD/Apply/SpecialEmployment/StudentEmploymentPrograms/Index.cfm
Department of Education· http://www2.ed.gov/students/prep/job/intern/index.html
Department of Energy· http://jobs.energy.gov/entry-level-students
Department of Health and Human Services· http://www.hhs.gov/careers/student/index.html
Department of Homeland Security· http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1286805780388.shtm
Department of Housing and Urban Development: http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1286805780388.shtm
Department of the Interior· Visit: http://www.doiu.nbc.gov/intern.html
Department of Justice· Visit: http://www.justice.gov/careers/student-opportunities.html
Department of Transportation· Visit: http://careers.dot.gov/stuopp.html
Department of the Treasury· Visit: http://www.treasury.gov/careers/hq-careers/Pages/Summer-Internship-Programs.aspx
Department of Veterans Affairs· Visit: http://www.va.gov/jobs/
Environmental Protection Agency· Visit: http://www.epa.gov/careers/stuopp.html Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission· Visit: http://eeoc.gov/eeoc/jobs/internships.cfm
Federal Communications Commission· Visit: http://transition.fcc.gov/internships/
National Aeronautics and Space Administration· Visit: http://www.nasajobs.nasa.gov/studentopps/employment/default.htm
Office of Management and Budget· http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/recruitment_default
Social Security Administration· Visit: http://www.ssa.gov/careers/student1.htm
United States Trade Representative· Visit: http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/human-resources/employment/student-internship-program