Internship Opportunities

Internship Programs for Students

The Internship Program is for high school and college students in search of an internship or other opportunity to gain work experience while in school. The program is designed to provide students who are enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore federal careers while still in school. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service. Explore available internship opportunities.

Student Summer Employment – Pathways Interns

The Student Summer Employment provides training and work experience for individuals during summer months. The work ranges from office support trades to positions in professional fields.

Eligibility - Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to participate in the Student Summer Employment:

  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a diploma, certificate, or degree-seeking student. Verification showing enrollment status is required from the school.
  • Meet the minimum age required by federal, state, or local laws and standards governing the employment of minors.
  • Taking or scheduled to take a course load at least half-time in an accredited high school, technical, or vocational school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate, or professional school.

Pay and Benefits - Students in the Pathways receive a competitive salary but are not eligible for federal benefits.

How to Apply - Student summer employment opportunities are announced January through March of each year. Explore the opportunities on the job search page.

Required Documentation: You must include the following documentation with your application, otherwise you may be disqualified during the application process:

  • Resume.
  • Application – must log on to USA Jobs and create an account in order to apply.
  • Unofficial transcript and, if selected, an official transcript is required before appointment.
  • Any additional documentation required in the job description.