About HSEMA's Program
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.
The HSEMA Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2020 Session, which begins in Mid-May and concludes in Mid-August. HSEMA is proud to offer internship opportunities with six (6) different divisions. Within select divisions, there is more than one opportunity. You will find additional details about the bureaus by clicking on the division or office of interest to you. Please send any questions regarding the internship program to [email protected]. The application process closes on March 9, 2020 at 11:59PM.
- Office of Legal Affairs
- Office of Public Affairs
- Division of Administration - flyer coming soon!
- Divison of Operations
- Division of Preparedness and Resilience
- National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium
Internship Eligibility and Requirements
HSEMA is looking for candidates who are:
- Undergraduates (juniors or seniors will be given preference) 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 2020 semesters.
*To apply, you must be a US citizen. All applications are subject to a background check.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit the following documents via email to [email protected] and include the division or office you are applying to in the subject line. Applications that do not include each of the following items WILL be rejected.
- Cover letter indicating the division/office you are applying to
- Writing sample (any sample of your choosing, max 5 pages)
- One (1) letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference
- Copy of most recent transcript
- Proof of enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program - this must be supported by an official transcript or letter from school administration that includes student's expected graduation date OR a copy of student's class schedule for summer or fall 2020 semester