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Department of Defense College Acquisition Internship Program

posted Aug 22, 2019, 8:57 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Aug 22, 2019, 8:58 AM ]
The Department of Defense College Acquisition Internship Program (DCAIP) is a paid, 10-week summer internship that provides students with real-world exposure to Department of Defense acquisition workforce career opportunities. The program targets full-time second- and third year students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university.

DCAIP Offers:
  • Paid salary and the opportunity to earn annual leave, sick leave and paid federal holidays;
  • Training/mentoring
  • Security Clearance initiation;
  • Interns may qualify for a Student Intern Relocation Incentive; and
  • Interns may gain the opportunity to non-competitively convert to a permanent acquisition workforce position upon successful completion of the program
Interns receive hands-on, practical experience in analysis, research, report writing, oral briefings, policy development, program analysis, and computer applications. Student interns gain experience in career fields available within the Acquisition workforce such as: Engineering, Contracting, Logistics, Business - Financial Management, Business - Cost Estimating, Information Technology, Text & Evaluation, Industrial Contract Property Management, Purchasing, Science and Technology, Production, Quality and Manufacturing, Facilities Engineering and Program Management.

Salary: Students selected will earn an hourly rate based on their qualifications, education level, and set within the basic hourly range of $13.00-$23.00.

To apply visit www.hci.mil/dodcareers/internship.html     Deadline to apply is October 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST or until the maximum number of applications per location have been received. .