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August 17, 2010
Tessa Benavides

HNIP sets internship application, program dates for 2010-2011 academic year


The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP), the nation’s largest Hispanic internship program, announces its application deadlines for the 2010-2011 academic year. Through the program, students placed in paid internships gain experience working in the federal and corporate sectors.

The following is a list of the important HNIP dates:

Program dates

Early deadline

Regular deadline


Spring 2011


January 13-April 20


Does not apply


November 4, 2010


Summer 2011


June 3 - August 13*


October 1, 2010**


February 25, 2011


Fall 2011


August 25 - December 10


Does not apply


June 17, 2011


 * To accommodate students who attend institutions that operate on a quarter calendar, we have a later start date for the summer session only (June 20 - Aug. 27, 2011).  Application deadlines remain the same.

 ** Early application deadlines are set for internships that require a security clearance, an extensive interview process or drug testing in order to participate.
Such internships are at agencies within the intelligence community and some corporations. If you are not selected for one of these internships, your application will automatically be considered for the additional summer internships we have available. 

For more information about HNIP visit Click here to begin an HNIP application.