White House Internship Program for Spring 2013-A Public Service Leadership Program
Date inactive: 9/10/2013
A Public Service Leadership Program. The application period for the White House Internship Program is now open. The application deadline for the Spring 2013 program is September 23, 2012. http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships
Am I eligible to apply for a White House Internship?
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship, and meet at least one of the following criteria:
•Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution)
•Graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution) no more than two years before the first day of the internship
•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 first day of the internship
Am I available for the White House Internship Program?
All White House Interns are expected to intern full-time for the entire term of the program.
•The White House Internship Program is an unpaid program
•Interns will be expected to work from approximately 9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Monday-Friday
•Hours may vary by office
•Please see Internship Timeline and FAQs for questions regarding the definition of "full-time"
Do I have all my application materials?
A completed packet includes:
•Two Essays: Each answer should be between 300-500 words in length
•Current Resume: Your resume should not exceed one page
•Two Letters of Recommendation
How do I submit my application correctly?
•All application materials must be submitted online.
•All application materials, including recommendations, must be submitted on or before the application deadline.
•When an applicant enters a recommender’s email address into the application, the recommender will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit a recommendation for the applicant.
•When a letter of recommendation has been successfully submitted, both the applicant and the recommender will receive an email confirmation with the name of the recommender who has submitted a letter on the applicant’s behalf.