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Internship Opportunities

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is seeking interns for the fall (September-December), spring (January-April), and summer semesters (May-August). Students with an interest in public service, violence against women issues, federal grant program administration, budget, finance, administration and government are encouraged to apply.

Interns at OVW are closely monitored in their work, progress and assigned substantive tasks, including, but not limited to, cataloguing an OVW resource library, assisting with the stakeholder database, tracking events in the field relevant to OVW, assisting with media outreach, preparing talking points, gathering news stories relevant to violence against women issues, and assisting senior management staff members.

Candidates must provide their own housing and have a clear understanding that this internship is on a volunteer, unpaid, basis. Students accepted for an internship may earn academic credit for working at OVW.

Who Can Apply

Applicants for internships must be United States citizens. Once selected, interns will be required to complete a security clearance process pursuant to Department of Justice policy. Interns will be supervised by a member of the Senior Management Team of their assigned Unit or other government employees.

Candidates for an internship with OVW include high school, undergraduate, graduate students, and those students who are pursuing a Doctorate degree.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and kept on file for 6 months. Please submit a resume and cover letter stating your interests to OVWINTERN@USDOJ.GOV, including the semester for which you wish to be considered, the date you are available to start, and available working hours. Application deadlines for consideration are as follows:

  1. Fall applications are accepted through May 1;
  2. Spring applications are accepted through October 1;
  3. Summer applications are accepted through March 1 each year.

Questions about OVW's internship program may be submitted to ovwintern@usdoj.gov.

The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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Employment Opportunities

OVW does not have any employment opportunities at this time.

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Updated: June 2014
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Bea Hanson
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Office on Violence Against Women
145 N St., NE, Suite 10W.121
Washington, D.C. 20530
202-307-6026
Fax: 202-305-2589
Email: ovw.info@usdoj.gov
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