Eligibility & How to Apply

: Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

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In order to be considered for the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative, you must:


  • Be a U.S. citizen (no exceptions)
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program during the term of your internship (or for some agencies, have received a degree within the past 18 months)
  • Have a 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in working with a federal agency

Majors Typically Requested

  • Aviation-related (Aviation Management, Aeronautical Science, Aeronautical Engineering)
  • Business-related (Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources)
  • Communications (Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media)
  • Computer-related (Computer science, Computer Information Systems)
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Graphic Design
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science/Studies/Engineering
  • Health-related (including Public Health)
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Administration

How to Apply

If you are interested in being considered for the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative during a single term or multiple terms, you can submit your materials online at our application portal. You should select Option 2 on the internship application.


Components include:

  • Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (at least one should be from a professor)
  • Statement of Professional Interest (addressing your desire to work within the government)

All instructions are provided in the application system. Please contact Reid May at Reid.May@twc.edu if you have any questions.

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