Eligibility & How to Apply
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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. You should avoid mentioning The Washington Center in your materials and instruct your recommenders to do so, as well. Please contact the Admissions Team at info@twc.edu if you have any questions

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