Special Internships/Fellowships

The Career Development Center lists many on-going internships at the DESTINATIONS web portal. Feel free to check that listing for a full range of credit and non-credit offerings. Other special opportunities will be posted soon.

Department of Homeland Security

Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Closes December 12, 2014.

The DHS Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative is specifically designed to provide current undergraduate students with cybersecurity-focused volunteer assignments intended to complement their coursework and expose them to the field of cybersecurity. Selected students will support the cybersecurity mission at one of the following DHS components: Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the United States Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard), or the United States Secret Service (U.S. Secret Service).

Applicants must have projected graduation date of September 2015 or later. (Students scheduled to graduate prior to September 2015 are not eligible for this program—unless they are graduating with an Associate’s degree and also beginning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree).

Outside Linkhttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/386746100

The White House Internship Program

This internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. A hands-on program, it 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.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution)
  • Graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution) no more than two years before the first day of the internship
  • A veteran of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty, for any length of time, in the two years preceding the first day of the internship.

The application for the Summer 2015 White House Internship Program is now open through January 11, 2015.  

Outside Linkhttp://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships/apply

FBI announces Cyber Internships

The FBI announced has the 2015 Cyber Internship Program. Due to the current critical needs of the Bureau, the 2015 Cyber Internship Program is seeking individuals who have Cyber-related educational backgrounds. The details of the posting are available on Outside Linkwww.fbijobs.gov under the link College Students – The 2015 Cyber Internship Application – APPLY NOW!

The open period ends Monday, December 8, 2014. This posting is for applicants with Cyber backgrounds only. At this point, the Cyber program is the only Internship program being offered for 2015.


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