Eligibility Requirements

All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is highly encouraged for all applicants
  • Must be a US Citizen; program is not open to non-Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Must be enrolled or accepted at an educational institution taking at least half-time academic course load leading to a degree or certificate for semester immediately preceding internship session. Note:  This does not apply to professional educators.
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for summer internship positions
  • Must be willing to temporarily relocate to physical work location
  • Must be able to take personal responsibility for arranging transportation to and from worksite each day. Note:  Scholars should not rely on transportation from anyone who does not already have base access. Program administration will not be responsible for making additional arrangements on a scholar’s behalf to provide suitable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, potentially resulting in a Secret Security Clearance