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The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP)

"Opening Doors of Opportunity - Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad"

Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a federal agency or corporation looking for an intern, we feel confident that we can help you in your pursuit.  We are always in search of the best and the brightest to fill our many internship opportunities.  We are also looking to partner with government and corporate sector organizations interested in developing the next generation of dedicated public servants and business leaders.

Our website contains information about our mission, upcoming program dates and deadlines, and ideas about how to get involved with our organization.  Thank you for your interest in the HACU National Internship Program!  

For information on HACU's Corporate Internship Program please click here.

The Fall 2014 internship application is OPEN


Although the Fall 2014 application deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications for the majors below:

- Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Library Science

- Business, Human Resources, Public Administration, Public Health, and Social Work

- Biology, Natural Sciences, Agriculture, and Civil Engineering

- Economics, Education, Math, and Statistics

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.  We are still in the process of securing more internship sponsorships, which may request different majors.  All applicants who have started their application are encouraged to complete it.  The matching and selection process takes into account previous work and volunteer experience as well as other skills disclosed in the application.  We look forward to finding you an internship opportunity that matches your career aspirations and that utilizes your knowledge, skills, and abilities to further the mission of the sponsoring federal agency.


2014 Internship Dates

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Program Dates

Application Opens


Number of Weeks

Summer 2014

May 30 - Aug. 9, 2014
June 16 - Aug. 23, 2014*

June 14, 2013

Application Closed


Fall 2014

Aug. 21 - Dec. 6, 2014

March 3, 2014

June 13, 2014 (Extended)


Spring 2015

Jan. 15 - May 2, 2015

June 14, 2014

Nov. 15, 2014


*To accommodate students who attend institutions that operate on a quarter calendar, we have a later start date for the summer session only.