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Internship Program

Spring 2018 Intern Cohort

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 interested in or majoring in:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • English Writing - Rhetoric
  • Homeland Security
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Information Technology/Computer Science
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law/Government
  • 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.

Internship Opportunities

The HSEMA Internship Program is offered in three sessions each year: Fall, Winter, and Summer. Applications for the Summer Session will open January 21, 2019 and close March 7, 2019. The Summer Session will run from May 28, 2019 through August 16, 2019. You can find specific opportunities below. Please send any questions regarding the Internship Program or the application process to [email protected].

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

For the Winter session, submit your application by October 25, 2018. Please submit the following information via email: [email protected]

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 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 (enrollment can be supported by a transcript or an official letter from school administration. It cannot be a letter from a professor.)
  • Indicate the particular internship opportunity in the email subject line and cover letter

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

Table describing the application process for HSEMA's internship program.