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Internship Program

About HSEMA's Internship Program


Applications for HSEMA's Summer 2024 intern cohort are now OPEN.  

HSEMA's internship program provides real-world knowledge and experience in emergency management, homeland security efforts, public affairs, and intelligence analysis. Our internship program seeks qualified graduate and undergraduate students who are majoring in a wide-variety of fields. A highly qualified applicant will possess the following: self-motivation, attention to detail, critical thinking skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

In-Person Internship Opportunities

The application period is Monday, March 25 through Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST. Any applications submitted after this period will not be considered. HSEMA's summer internship session runs from Monday, June 3 through Friday, August 9, 2024. Additional details about the internship opportunities we have available are found in the advertisements below. Please send any questions regarding the internship program to [email protected].

Internship Eligibility and Requirements

HSEMA is looking for candidates who are:

  • Undergraduates (juniors or seniors) or graduate students 
  • In good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5 at a U.S. college or university
  • Enrolled in courses for the time of the internship.

*To apply, you must be a U.S. citizen. All applications are subject to a criminal background check.


Students must submit an application through our online portal by April 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST. Application packages not containing each of the documents stated below will not be considered. Variations in forms submitted will automatically cause an applicant's rejection. Please submit any questions about the application process, via email, to [email protected].

  • Resume
  • Upload a video/writing sample for the following prompt: What is an Emergency Management or Homeland Security issue that you would like to find a resolution to? (2 pages/2-minute maximum)
  • Most recent transcript from current college or university