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Internship Program

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About HSEMA's Program

Applications for the Spring 2021 Internship Cohort are now open. NOTE: This is an in-person internship.

HSEMA's 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 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.

Internship Opportunities

The Spring 2021 program will begin on Wednesday, February 10. Interns are required to work 20 hours per week. Applications are now open. Details about the four (4) internship opportunities we have available can be 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 at the time of the internship. Students applying to the summer session must be enrolled in classes for the summer or fall semesters.

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


The application process has changed. Students must submit an online application through our portal by November 30 at 9 a.m. EST: jotform.com/hsemainternship/spring2021. Applications will not be accepted unless they contain each of the following documents as stated below. Variations in forms submitted will automatically cause an applicant's rejection. If you have questions about the documents required for the application, email [email protected]

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation on official letterhead
  • Writing sample of your choice (max 5 pages)
  • Transcript
  • Proof of enrollment, which can be support by either a transcript that has your anticipated graduation date or a letter from school administration (NOT a professor) stating your anticipated graduation date and that you are in good standing