The Federal Community provides a large number of scholarship programs, leadership opportunities, and internships. Several hundred thousand people take part in these programs every year! Beyond the experiences & skills that are built as part of these opportunities, some programs provide financial support and/or status categories for those pursuing Federal employment. Learn more about each program by clicking on the links below.

 

LOCAL

Federal Reserve Board of San Francisco – GOLD Internship Program

NASA Ames Research Center – Internships & Educational Programs

 

NATIONAL 

+AmeriCorps Programs (Direct Service)

*+AmeriCorps VISTA (Indirect Service)

*+Critical Language Scholarship

*Feds Hire Vets

*+Fulbright Scholarship

*+Gilman Scholarship

*+NSEP/Boren

*+Peace Corps

Senior Corps (RSVP, Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions)

VSFS Internships – Virtual Student Federal Service

 

*= Upon the successful completion of the program or term of service, the participant is provided with Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) Status, Hiring Preference Points, or is categorized as being a part of a Federal Special Hiring Authority (SHA). The exact benefits & associated requirements for each program may vary; check the program website for more details.

+= Upon the successful completion of the program or term of service, the participant is provided with a scholarship, a lump sum forgiven with future service, or payment which can be used for student loans. Some educational institutions will provide an additional incentive match for choosing a program and/or their college/university. The exact benefits & associated requirements for each program may vary; check the program website for more details.