[ID:0898]There are many opportunities for young professionals to find internships with various departments of the US Government.
No matter what your field of specialization, it's worth researching potential internships with the US Government. It's a strong start to any career and offers a great deal of networking potential.
International Internships with the US Government
One of the best-kept secrets in government is that federal employers sponsor hundreds of dynamic internship programs for students and young professionals. In 2007, federal agencies employed 59,510 interns.
Almost every federal agency sponsors an internship program, and most of these programs are not advertised on USAJOBS. Federal internships are based all over the US as well as abroad and are available in virtually every field although most are domestic in the DC area. The timing and duration of federal internships varies from program to program: some internships are held during the summer, some extend throughout the academic year, and some...