One of the best ways to gain experience and make connections within government is to intern with a federal agency. Information on many fellowships and internships available during the school year as well as the summer is available at:http://www.gogovernment.org/government_careers/index.php
U.S. Department of State
Careers Representing America
Experience the thrill and rewards of student programs at the U.S. Department of State. Whether you're a high school student looking for summer employment, or a college or graduate student seeking a substantive internship supporting U.S. foreign policy, there's no limit as to how far our opportunities can take you. At the U.S. Department of State, you'll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain insight into U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy, explore new career avenues and most of all, acquire lifelong skills as you represent America to the world. Are you up for the challenge?
Student Programs enable students to obtain job experience in a foreign affairs environment. Some of our students work in Washington, D.C., while others have the opportunity to work at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.