Honors Internship Program
The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C. area headquarters locations, or in field offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find anywhere else.
The Honors Internship Program application for Summer 2017 opens August 26 and closes October 14, 2016.
Click here for the Honors Internship Program application.
To apply for the Honors Internship Program, applicants must:
- Have U.S. Citizenship.
- Attend a college or university full-time as an undergraduate (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior), graduate, or post-doctorate student. Students are not eligible if graduating before the program start date; exceptions are permitted to students continuing their education in the following immediate semester.
- Have and maintain a 2.95 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or better at the time of application, throughout the application process, and the duration of the internship program.
- Pass all of the FBI employment background investigation requirements and be able to receive a Top Secret security clearance
The FBI is interested in applicants with a wide range of educational backgrounds. These include but are not limited to the following:
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
- Foreign Languages
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Public Relations
- Visual Arts
While applicants come from a range of academic backgrounds, the most competitive applicants also possess the following skills:
- Strong analytical thinking abilities
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Take initiative and be self-motivated
- Work well with others and have strong interpersonal abilities
- Good judgment and decision-making skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
Intern assignments are based on the current skills needed in the FBI. As part of the application, candidates are asked to pick their top three desired field offices or headquarters locations, and these are taken into account during the selection process. To find the closest field office to you or view all of our locations, visit the Locations page.
Headquarters selections include the FBI’s main headquarters locations in Washington, D.C., as well as Quantico, Virginia; Clarksburg, West Virginia; Huntsville, Alabama; and Winchester, Virginia. Quantico opportunities include the Training, Operational Technology or Laboratory Divisions. Clarksburg offers opportunities at our Criminal Justice Information Services, Winchester offers opportunities at our Records Management Division, and Huntsville offers opportunities at our Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC).
Candidates who select Quantico, Clarksburg, Huntsville, or Winchester must have their own transportation to and from work, as no public transportation is available in these areas.
The Honors Internship Program is highly competitive. As such, FBI representatives select and interview the most qualified candidates based on academic achievements, area of study, life/work experiences, and the current needs of the FBI. Below is a more detailed timeline of the application process.
- August 26th through October 14th, 2016: Applications for the Honors Internship Program: Graduate and Undergraduate opportunities open.
- October 2016 through December 2016: Applicants are reviewed, selected and interviewed based on location choices, degrees, and current needs of the FBI.
- December 2016: Conditional Job Offers are extended and candidates begin their FBI background investigations. For more information on the FBI background investigation, please visit our Employment Eligibility page.
- Summer 2017: Internships begin (start dates may vary due to variations in the length of time of students’ background investigations).
Click here to apply to the Honors Internship Program posting for Summer 2017.
Honors Internship Program Forms
All applicants must download each form, fill them out carefully and accurately, and attach them to their application.
Deadline: 18 September 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years old,from all NATO and Partnership for Peace (PfP) countries
Venue: 12 – 14 November 2016 in Berlin, Germany
On November 14, the German Atlantic Association, the Federal Academy for Security Policy, and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Berlin co-host an international conference in Berlin addressing the outcomes of the NATO Summit in Warsaw 2016 against the background of rapid changes in the alliance’s security environment. Supported by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government and NATO, high-ranking politicians, diplomats, military officials, and representatives from academia and civil society, will discuss the implementation process as well as future challenges to the alliance.
In order to foster the understanding of security politics, to establish an international dialogue among the younger generation, and to connect emerging leaders from NATO member and partner countries with senior decision-makers, YATA Germany will host a seminar from 12 – 14 November 2016 focusing on key issues of transatlantic security. In an open and competitive call for panels, the members of YATA Germany chose three topics on the basis of their ideas and expectations through the lens of NATO’s future:
✅ “How to deter digital warriors? NATO and the cyberspace”
✅ “In for the long run? NATO’s future role in crisis management”
✅ “Enlargement, enablement, entrapment? NATO’s future approach to cooperative security”
To each session, senior political and military experts will be invited to discuss with the group the ideas and recommendations of young scholars and experts in the field.
Given the special location of the conference, we are happy to provide our guests with an exclusive tour of the German capital on November 12. All NATO’s Future seminar participants will also participate in the main conference “NATO 4.0 – A new NATO for new Challenges?” on November 14 at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, including the closing reception at the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Berlin.
- Students with an academic background in International Relations and Security Studies and young professionals who have begun a career in a related field
- Between 18 and 35 years of age
- NATO or PfP country citizenship
- Past experience and/or studies relating to: security or defense policy; democratic transitions; international law; humanitarian issues; or any other fields of relevance to the transatlantic partnership.
- Working knowledge of English (German is not mandatory)
💡 There is no participation fee for the seminar. YATA Germany will offer travel reimbursements of up to €100/€200 (national/international), provided that participants will choose affordable travel options. We will also provide accommodation in central Berlin from November 12 to 15.
For any further questions and information, get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 10 October 2016
Open to: Local independent NGOs undertaking peacebuilding work
Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? Apply today for the annual Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards.
Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders are the global awards for local peacebuilding run by Peace Direct. Awarded annually, they offer international recognition for grassroots peace activists in conflict-affected countries worldwide.
Since Peace Direct was set up a decade ago, it’s been our mission to support and showcase the variety and scale of peacebuilding led by local people around the world. We support 11 organisations in nine countries and have profiled over 1,300 organisations through our flagship website, Insight on Conflict.
Now, we are launching our fourth Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards to showcase the best locally led peacebuilding organisations across the world. This year’s awards are being run in association with Alliance for Peacebuilding. Entrants will need to show how they are making communities more peaceful, or breaking the cycle of violence. A jury of international peacebuilding experts will select the winning entries.
There will be three winning entries. Each winning entry will receive:
· $10,000 prize funding for peacebuilding activities.
· Promotion of their work online, including on the Insight on Conflict and Peace Direct websites and newsletters
There is no geographical restriction on applications. In order to be eligible to enter, you must:
· Be undertaking peacebuilding work: your organisation will be either a peacebuilding organisation or have peacebuilding as a substantial element of your work.
· Be locally based: your organisation must be based in the country/communities where your work will be done. Your organisation should be an independent organisation, not an incountry or satellite organisation of an international NGO.
· Be working, or planning to work, in at least one of the following thematic areas: women-led peacebuilding; environmental peacebuilding; or interreligious peacebuilding.
HOW TO ENTER
Application forms, guidance notes and full terms and conditions can be found on our website:
Applications will be accepted until 15.00 GMT on 10 October 2016. We strongly recommend early entry. Applications can be submitted in English, French or Spanish.
Peace Direct is a UK based charity that works with local people to stop violence and build sustainable peace in conflict affected countries around the world.
For further information on the awards, please visit the website or email us at: email@example.com
The Global Peace Foundation commemorates the International Day of Peace each year.
This year we are hosting a video campaign as a global pledge for peace. Videos submissions have a chance to be showcased at the International Day of Peace event at the United Nations in New York and the Amazing the Space event in Northern Ireland.
This year Global Peace Foundation has partnered to host two signature events supporting the International Day of Pece.
In Northern Ireland, GPF is a partner in “Amazing the Space,” a event gathering 3,500 youth to celebrate their role in peacemaking.
In the United States, GFP is a partner in Tomorrow Together, a broad-based coalition of organizations encouraging Americans to commemorate “September 11 Day of Remembrance and Service” in a show of national unity through good deeds and service. Global Peace Foundation is promoting an 11-day service campaign starting on 9/11 to 9/21 the International Day of Peace.
Video Campaign Details:
- This video campaign is open to all young people under the age of 25.
- Video messages should be approximately 1 minute in length.
- The language required is English for screening in Ireland and the UN.
- All video submissions are due by September 10, 2016, 2:00 PM USA EST (UTC -05:00).