The U.S. Department of State also offers a number of internship and fellowship opportunities for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. You can also subscribe to receive email updates under Keep Me Informed regarding any of these programs.
U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid)
Pathways Program (paid)
The Pathways Program includes three paid Civil Service programs located in Washington, D.C. Specific positions will be posted here when the application window opens. Please register under Keep Me Informed to receive automatic notifications about these opportunities.
For specific inquiries on the Pathways Internship Programs (ITEP and IEP), please contact HRSC@state.gov
For specific inquiries on all other Pathways Programs, please contact PathwaysPrograms@state.gov.
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The Pathways Internship program includes both the Internship Temporary Program (ITEP) and the Internship Experience Program (IEP).
Both are targeted toward students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate school and professional school levels. Both provide students with opportunities to explore Federal careers while being paid for the work performed.
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|Recent Graduates Program||
This new program targets recent graduates of trade and vocational schools, community colleges, universities, and other qualifying educational institutions or programs. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion. Veterans who, due to military service, were unable to apply for positions, will have up to two years from their release or discharge from active duty, not to exceed six years after degree and/or certificate completion. Successful applicants will be placed in a one-year career development program.
|Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)||
For more than three decades, the PMF Program has been the Federal government's premier leadership development program for advanced degree candidates. The Program focuses on developing a cadre of potential government leaders. Under the regulations proposed by OPM, the eligibility window for applicants is expanded, making the program more "student friendly" by aligning it with academic calendars.
|Closed: November 26, 2012.|