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June 29, 2016 

Marivel Resendiz

College students gaining experience in federal government through HACU National Internship Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has partnered with federal sponsors to provide more than 280 college students with paid summer internships at federal agencies across the nation through the HACU National Internship Program.
College students will complete 10- or 11-week internship assignments at federal laboratories, VA hospitals, national parks, research facilities and in agency headquarters. Approximately 55 percent of the interns are working in Washington, D.C. 

HACU National Internship Program partners include:

- Broadcasting Board of Governors
- Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency 
- Federal Reserve Board
- Library of Congress
- National Credit Union Administration
- National Science Foundation
- Pension and Benefit Guaranty Corporation
- U.S. Agency for International Development
- U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Department of Commerce
- U.S. Department of Defense
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- U.S. Department of Interior – Bureau Land Management’s Direct Hiring Authority Resource Assistant Internship Program
- U.S. Department of State
- U.S. Department of Transportation
- U.S. Department of Treasury – Treasury Scholars Intern Program
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – VA National Diversity Internship Program

For a list of federal interns and their respective institutions, click here. For more information about the HACU National Internship Program and upcoming deadlines, visit