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5 Steps to Getting a Government Internship

5 Steps to Getting a Government Internship

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Kyle Stone | GovCentral Editor

Find the Right Agencies

Now that you’ve determined your interests and scoped out a few agencies, spend a few minutes making sure you didn’t miss any major internship programs which match your interests well. You can also use these articles to ensure that you are getting information from the official government websites, and not fake versions designed to trick you into entering your personal information onto the web.

Taken from GovCentral’s Ultimate Internship Index, here’s a comprehensive list of internships.

General Internship Articles
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Other Government Internships
Special Federal Student Internship Programs

<a name=“legislative”Legislative Branch
The Library of Congress
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Congressional Research Service
Native American Congressional Internships
Senators Offices I
Senators Offices II
Senators Offices III

<a name=“judicial”Judicial Branch
The Supreme Court

Executive Branch
The White House Internship Program
Department of Commerce
Department of Education
Department of Energy – Office of Science
Department of Housing & Urban Development
Department of the Interior
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Department of the Treasury

Other Government Internships
Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Communications Commission
National Security Agency
Secret Service
Securities and Exchange Commission
U.S. Agency for International Development

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