About HSEMA's Program
HSEMA's summer internship program provides real-world knowledge and experience in emergency management, homeland security efforts, and intelligence analysis. Our internship program seeks qualified graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in or majoring in:
- Criminal Justice
- Emergency Management
- English Writing - Rhetoric
- Homeland Security
- Intelligence Analysis
- Information Technology/Computer Science
- International Relations
- Political Science
- Public Administration/Policy
- Public Relations
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.
The HSEMA Summer Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Session, which begins October 2, 2019, and ends December 13, 2019. You can find specific opportunities below. Please send any questions regarding the Internship Program or the application process to [email protected]. The application deadline is August 30, 2019.
- Administration Divison - Fall 2019
- Homeland Security and Preparedness Division - Fall 2019
- Legal Affairs Division - Fall 2019
- Operations Division - Fall 2019
- Office of Public Affairs - Fall 2019
Internship Eligibility and Requirements
HSEMA is looking for highly-skilled graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled, who are in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5 at a U.S. college or university. Enrollment must be supported by a transcript or an official letter from school administration. It cannot be a letter from a professor.
How To Appy
Please submit the following information via email: [email protected] and indicate the particular internship opportunity in the email subject line and cover letter. The deadline to apply is August 30, 2019. Applications will NOT be considered for review if they do not include all of the below documents.
- Cover letter
- Writing sample
- One (1) letter of recommendation on official letterhead from an academic or professional reference
- Most recent transcript
- Proof of current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program for Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 (enrollment can be supported by a transcript or an official letter from school administration. It cannot be a letter from a professor.)
- You may submit a copy of the courses you’re registered for in the fall 2019 semester to meet this requirement. Alternatively, you may submit a screenshot/copy of your online student records if you're able to find your anticipated graduation date listed anywhere.
- If you are unable to submit either of those, you can submit an official letter from school administration confirming you are currently enrolled in an academic program, you are in good standing, and the inclusion of your anticipated graduation date in place of your course registration schedule.
*To apply, you must be a US citizen. All applications are subject to a background check.
What Happens After I Apply?
- Applications close on August 30, 2019
- Applications will be reviewed from August 30, 2019 until Friday, September 6.
- HSEMA staff will reach out to selected candidates for interviews from Friday, September 6, through Thursday, September 12.
- Offer letters will be extended to selected applications on or around Friday, September 13.