Thursday, July 21, 2011

National Clandestine Service (NCS) Internship Program

One of the four branches of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Clandestine Service (NCS) strengthens national security and foreign policy objectives through covert action and the clandestine collection of human intelligence.

The highly competitive National Clandestine Service (NCS) Internship Program gives a limited number of talented undergraduate students the opportunity to work in supporting the NCS mission of collecting human intelligence on critical international developments. Interns are required to work two 90-day summer internships or a combination of one summer and one semester internship prior to graduation from a four-year accredited American college or university.

Through your involvement with the NCS Internship Program, you will:
  • Gain practical work experience that complements your academic studies by tackling increasingly challenging assignments that relate to your college major
  • Assist highly skilled professionals within the intelligence community in attaining mission objectives

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Completion of at least one full year of undergraduate education at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • A strong academic record (3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Ability to successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and an extensive background check

Salary: $39,500/year (prorated)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: September 15, 2011 (for Summer 2012)
Website: Visit
Contact: (703) 482 0623

Friday, July 1, 2011

Internship with Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer

The internship will provide the student with real life experiences while gaining knowledge of how the legislative process and government operate.  Interns will have the opportunity to live and work in a political environment. This is an un-paid position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to communicate well with constituents, complete various office duties and administrative tasks, perform research, write briefings and memos, attend hearings, give tours of the US Capitol, and experience the city of DC.
Competencies Expected:
Communicate information in user-friendly terms and language. Have well-developed written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Windows operating system
Ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks around the office
Understand basic political policies
Exhibit professionalism, courtesy, and timeliness
Exhibit positive constituent relations skills
Exhibit a willingness to learn and engage in the political process
Ability to work in a team environment
Understanding of current events
Basic writing skills
Effective communication skills

Email résumé and cover letter to