Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is a unique law enforcement agency in the United State Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. They partner with communities, industries, law enforcement, and public safety agencies to safeguard the public they serve through information sharing, training, research and use of technology.
This is an unpaid internship. All applicants must be a citizen of the United States, enrolled at least half-time in an accredited college or university, be in good academic standing and maintain a minimum 2.0/4.0 scale GPA. Applicants will have to undergo a background investigation.
Deadlines for applications are up to six months in advance – please plan accordingly.
National Clandestine Service
The Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) National Clandestine Service (NCS) is the covert arm of the CIA. The NCS Undergraduate Internship Program offers a limited number of talented undergraduate students the opportunity to support the NCS mission of collecting human intelligence on critical international developments. NCS interns will be part of a unique world of important events and meaningful accomplishments.
This is a paid internship; interns work at the CIA Headquarters facility in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. All applicants are required to be U.S. citizens, enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year US university or college, and must have completed at least one full semester of undergraduate studies at the time of the application, with at least a 3.0/4.0 scale GPA. Students selected for this program may begin their first internship the summer between sophomore and junior year, and their second internship the summer between junior and senior year. Each summer is a 90-day period/180 days total to complete the internship requirements.
Deadlines for applications are up to a year and a half in advance – please plan accordingly.
Federal Bureau of Investigations
FBI employees are responsible for protecting and defending the United States against terrorists and spies; upholding and enforcing the criminal laws of the United States; and providing leadership and criminal justice services to our international, federal, state, and local partners.
This is an unpaid internship. All applicants must be a citizen of the United States, enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university, classified as an undergraduate (Junior or Senior) - a participant cannot be graduating before the program begins, have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale and be in good standing with their academic institution. Must be willing to participate for a term of at least 10 weeks or longer, 40 hours per week (during summer only).
Deadlines for applications are up to one year in advance – please plan accordingly.