Internships benefit you and potential employers. You have the chance to try on a career field and see if it fits. You can gain experience related to your major or your interests. The employer has the opportunity to leverage the unique qualities and skills you bring to their organization as a military spouse and as a professional. Many internship opportunities exist within the civilian and government employment communities. Here are a few quick tips:
- Search for available internships in the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Job Search using the advanced search option.
- Internships can be paid or unpaid; be sure to ask. Unpaid internships are sometimes categorized as volunteer opportunities.
- The USAJOBS Pathways program offers federal internships for new graduates and students.
- Many local government and educational institutions offer internships.
The Department of Education Internships page offers an example of the types of internships available within their organization.