The HACU National Internship Program

"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 (HNIP).

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

2022 Internship Dates

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Program Dates

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Number of Weeks

Spring 2022

January 10 - April 23, 2022

August 15, 2021

 October 29, 2021


Summer 2022

June 6 - August 12, 2022

June 20 - August 26, 2022*

August 15, 2021

Early Deadline: October 25, 2021

Regular Deadline: February 25, 2022

Quarter Deadline:  February 25, 2022


Fall 2022

September 6 - December 16, 2022

January 7, 2022

 June 3, 2022


 *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

COVID-19 Pandemic Adjustments

HACU Housing is CLOSED INDEFINITELY and HACU will NOT be reimbursing for any travel related expenses.


Temporary Policy Extension in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

HACU is extending the eligibility period for recent graduates. Students must be within 2 years of graduation by August 2022.

Undergraduate or graduate students intending to participate in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program whose professional pursuits were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic will have pathways to meet HACU’s eligibility requirements.