Internships with the US State Department

Posted on April 30, 2009


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Internships with the US State Department

The US State Department is offering several Internships that provide a wide range of programs to accommodate all types of students.

The two current programs that are featured by the State Department are the Cooperative Education Project and Stay-In-School Program.

1. The Cooperative Education Project is an Internship program that fuses academic studies with on the job experience. The program is designed to accommodate students who prefer to intern for a period of a semester rather than on a part time basis.

There is an emphasis of academic theory and its application to issues faced on a regular basis in the State Department. The internship will provide training and other resources for students to be able to solve real world problems.

Applications for this particular program are evaluated on a first-come-first-serve basis.

To be eligible you must be:

  • At least 16 years of age
  • A U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled in a degree, certificate or diploma (full- or part-time) program
  • In good academic standing at your school
  • Able to meet security requirements

To learn how to apply please visit this program site 

2. The Stay-In-School Internship is a program designed for students who want to gain real world experience in the state department while attending school. 

The program much like other internships offered by the State Department is an opportunity for students to be exposed to the real world problems, theories and the application of solutions. And although the program is designed on a part time basis – Interns will have an opportunity to be paid at regular Government salary rates.

To learn how to apply please visit the program