The Summer 2018 White House Internship Program application is now open.
The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EST on January 12, 2018. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
The Summer 2018 White House Internship Program term runs from May 30 to August 10, 2018. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the internship program start date, and must be able to commit to the full internship term to be eligible. Additionally, applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet at least one of the following criteria to apply:
– Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution).
– Have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution) no more than two years before the internship program start date.
– Are 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 internship program start date.
The White House Internship Program is highly competitive. Applicants are selected based on their demonstrated commitment to public service, leadership in the community, and commitment to the Trump Administration. Questions about the White House Internship Program application can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information, including details about placement in the White House Internship Program and frequently asked questions can be found on the White House website: https://www.whitehouse.gov/participate/internships.
Please note that the Department of Political Science alerts our students to a range of opportunities, including internships, fellowships, and jobs. We do not endorse or sponsor these, and leave it to the judgment of our students what is most useful and appropriate to them.