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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.



We are currently matching applications to internship opportunities.  Although the application deadline has passed, we will continue to reach out to students studying some of the majors below.  Given some of our sponsors' preference to recruit locally, we will also contact you if there is an internship in your city, state, or regional area. 


- Agribusiness and Agricultural Sciences


- Accounting, Economics, Human Resources, and Marketing


- Digital Communication, Multimedia Production, Mass Media Studies, and Journalism


Information Technology

- Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Library Science


Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Sciences

- Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Veterinary Medicine


Public Health

Public Policy

Public Administration

Translation/Interpretation (English-Spanish)


2015 Internship Dates

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Program Dates

Application Opens


Number of Weeks

Spring 2015

Jan. 15 - May 2, 2015

June 14, 2014

December 5, 2014 (Extended)


Summer 2015

May 29 - Aug. 8, 2015

June 14 - Aug. 22, 2015*

Sept. 15, 2014

October 31, 2014**

Feb. 27, 2015


Fall 2015

Aug. 20 - December 5, 2015

Feb. 2, 2015

June 12, 2015


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

**For consideration for U.S. Intelligence Community internships