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March 25, 2021 


HACU National Internship Program accepting applications for fall session

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is accepting applications from college students for the fall 2021 session of its internship program. The fall internship program dates are Sept. 2 – Dec. 17, 2021. The online application deadline is June 4, 2021. Click here to apply.

The internship sessions are for 15-weeks during the fall program. The location of internships are at federal agencies in Washington, D.C. and field offices nationwide. Federal interns also participate in an orientation prior to the start of their internship.

Applications for paid internship positions within the following agencies are being accepted: Center for Disease Control, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

College majors in the following areas are in high demand:

  • Agriculture (all related majors)
  • Botany
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • English
  • Epidemiology
  • Food Security
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • Human resources
  • Information Science
  • Information Technology
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Resources
  • Nutrition
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health (Undergraduate and Graduate level)
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Science

The HACU National Internship Program works with agencies to offer virtual internships due to COVID-19 and adapts the program as needed to continue offering these career development experiences for college students. For more information on internship opportunities, visit