NAFEO Services, Inc. Summer Intern Program

Sponsoring Organization:

NAFEO Services, Inc.

Intern Programs

5214 Baltimore Ave. (Suite 200)
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Tel: (301) 779-7100
Fax: (301) 779-9812



The cost to participating departments and agencies for NAFEO Services interns in FY-00 ranges from $8,500 to $11,025, depending on the internship and the requirements of the departments/agencies. This is set regardless of whether the intern is an undergraduate or graduate student. The cost covers round trip travel expenses to Washington, D.C. or to the intern’s work site, plus a stipend which is commensurate with the intern’s educational level and training. In addition, NAFEO Services assists interns in locating housing. Most students are responsible for paying housing costs.

Internship Period(s): Summer internships are for 10 weeks, beginning in June and ending in August. In addition, NAFEO Services, Inc. administers internships in the fall and spring.

Application Deadline: There is no deadline for departments/agencies desiring to participate in the NAFEO Services internship program. However, it is requested that agencies inform NAFEO Services, Inc., of their intentions by April 1. For students, the application deadline for the summer internship is March 1 of each year.

Geographic Availability: NAFEO Services places interns nationwide and in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Selection Process: Applicants must: have a minimum 3.0 grade point average or the grade point average required by the selecting agency; be a United States citizen; and be a sophomore, junior, senior undergraduate or graduate student. Additionally, applicants must submit a completed NAFEO Services’ application, a transcript, a letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor or current instructor, a one-page essay describing the applicants’ reason for wanting to participate in the program and a résumé. Selection is based upon the applicant’s academic performance, community/campus involvement, experience and the match between the needs of the department or agency and the students skills. NAFEO Services seeks to provide at least three applicants for each position requested by the participating department/agency. However, departments/agencies make final selection decisions.

Orientation Session/Training:

Prior to the beginning of the internship, NAFEO Services hosts an orientation. Details regarding the site of their placement are sent prior to orientation. In addition, NAFEO Services hosts at least three seminars and arranges for tours and other social events.

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