FAA's Minority Internship Program for Diverse Groups

FAA's Minority Internship Program for Diverse Groups

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The Washington Center facilitates the Minority Internship Program for Diverse Groups for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Selected students have the opportunity to intern for FAA offices and participate in an experiential training program focused on professional achievement, leadership, and civic engagement.


Student participants will:


  • Gain relevant skills and knowledge.
  • Explore career options within the Department of Transportation and other federal agencies.
  • Develop a greater awareness of the role of the federal government.

A majority of positions are for engineering majors, business, and computer science. Internship sites are in Washington, D.C., and regional FAA offices.


Students participating in this program are provided funding that covers:


  • Program fee
  • Housing
  • Semimonthly stipend
  • Travel stipend that also covers their travel to Washington, D.C., for orientation
  • Assistance with local transportation

Experience a Day in the Life of an Intern at The Washington Center

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