USAJOBS Federal Pathways Internships

The USAJOBS Pathways Programs offer a variety of opportunities to explore employment options in federal service. The internship program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore federal careers while still in school and while earning money for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service.

Eligibility: 
  • Must be a current student in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate
Date(s) of Commitment: 

Agencies may hire Interns on a temporary basis for up to one year for an initial period, or for an indefinite period, to complete the educational requirement.