Government Job & Internship Programs

The following job and internship programs are coordinated with government agencies and involve social impact, policy, and technology work responsibilities. See each website for additional information and applications.

  • Cybersecurity Talent Initiative – a selective opportunity for students in cybersecurity-related fields to gain access to vital public sector work experience, develop a cross-sector cyber professional network and build leadership skills. Students in undergraduate or graduate degree programs in a cybersecurity-related field, such as computer science, engineering, information systems and mathematics, are ideal candidates for this program. Completion of a cyber-related degree prior to the start date is required.
  • Environmental Protection Agency: Pathways Internships– Roles are available for students in a range of fields. For the pathways opportunities in the public policy, business IT, communications, science and engineering. Applications are typically due in December.
  • FDIC Financial Management Scholar – a paid summer internship program for college students majoring in economics, business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field (including mathematics and statistics). Financial Management Scholars get in-depth, firsthand experience with how the FDIC maintains the stability of and public confidence in the nation’s financial system.
  • Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program – helps bring diverse young talent to government and offers students the opportunity to apply their educational training to work at a federal agency. Undergraduate, graduate and professional students from across all academic disciplines are welcome to apply.
  • Internship Opportunities at The Executive Office of the President – paid internships in several offices including The White House Office, the Office of the Vice President, the Council of Economic Advisers, the Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the National Cyber Director, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Office of the United States Trade Representative, The Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy, and more.
  • Pathways Program – federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree. 
  • Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program – a flagship leadership development program at the entry-level for advanced degree candidates. 
  • Scholars Business Program – Undergraduate and graduate business students can join the SEC Scholars Business Program at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and at multiple regional offices across the country. Accepted candidates will participate in a 10-week summer internship with assignments ranging from supporting securities regulations to assisting with the agency’s professional administrative duties. 
  • U.S. Digital Corps – a two‑year fellowship for early‑career technologists where you will work every day to make a difference in high-impact areas including customer experience, public health, cybersecurity, and equity. This opportunity is for recent graduates, career changers, Veterans, and more. Fellows work in five broad skill tracks: software engineering, data science and analytics, product management, design, and cybersecurity. Applications are due in November.