Future Leaders in Public Service – Application

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Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program Application

Contact Information

U.S citizenship may be a requirement of this program due to the limited number of federal government positions open to non-U.S. citizens. 
Demographic Information
Filling out this information is optional and will only be used for internal purposes. 


Please type the full name of the institution, i.e. University of Virginia not UVA

Program Tracks
The Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program is seeking candidates with various backgrounds to fill potential positions during the summer across the participating federal agencies. Therefore, we have created different tracks to align with opportunities based on candidate backgrounds. Please choose up up to two tracks that you are interested in that match with your area of study. Example backgrounds are listed after each track for your reference.

Resume, Transcript and Reference Letter
In order to complete your application, you must include your current resume and transcripts. Please be sure to have the most up-to-date version in PDF format. We are also asking that you submit a reference letter from a mentor, professor or work supervisor to provide with your application. The reference letter is optional but highly encouraged. 

File should be a PDF

File should be a PDF

File should be a PDF
Short Essay Questions
In this section, we ask you to complete five questions in order to get a better sense of your candidacy. Please be thoughtful with your answers and provide specific examples when necessary.

In accordance with the vaccination requirement of Executive Order 14043 , interns are required to submit documentation establishing that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting their Federal service, despite not being federal employees or entering a federal building on a regular basis. The Partnership will require this documentation at the finalist stage of the process that will be determined between late January and early February.
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