White House Internship Program Deadline

Summer 2008 Internship (May 20 - August 15, 2008)
When Feb 26, 2008
from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Where Scholarship Center
Contact Name
Contact Phone (202) 456-5979
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The White House Internship provides an opportunity to experience day-to-day life at the White House while working on a variety of tasks and projects.

In addition to normal office duties, interns attend weekly lectures, volunteer at special events, participate in tours, and contribute to a community service project in the Washington, D.C. area. White House Internships are unpaid positions and participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing. Approximately 100 interns are chosen each spring, summer, and fall to participate in this highly competitive program.

We invite you to apply. Please read the Intern Application (pdf) and the White House Office descriptions carefully. Office descriptions can help you determine your areas of interest and assist you in making an informed decision about which offices might fit your qualifications. Interns will be selected based on their application and demonstrated interest in public service.

Applicants must be:

At least 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university, or graduated the previous semester
A United States citizen Completed application materials must be submitted to Meghan Espinoza, Intern Coordinator in the office of White House Personnel, at intern_application@whitehouse.gov.

Upon acceptance, candidates must consent to a security investigation prior to their start date and a random drug test. All security measures are confidential and intended to protect the applicant as well as the Executive Office of The President.

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