How to apply for the White House Internship Program?
President Biden and VP Harris launched the White House Internship Program
The first session will commence in fall 2022
The interns will be paid $750 per week through a stipend
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris launched the White House Internship Program and that, for the first time in recent history, White House interns will be paid. The first session will commence in fall 2022.
The interns will be paid $750 per week through a stipend, according to the “Frequently Asked Questions” page of the White House’s internship website. Interns are expected to work at least 35 hours per week, as per the website, bringing the hourly rate to a maximum of $21.43 per hour.
To apply for the internship, applicants will have to create an account the first time they access the portal and will submit two letters of recommendation as part of the application.
Key dates for the fall 2022 session:
The White House Internship Program team will review the applications on a rolling basis during the application window. Completed applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Hence, candidates are recommended to submit their applications sooner rather than later in the application period.
The applications for the fall 2022 session have already opened on Monday, June 8 and can be filled till Friday, June 24.
The selected candidate will be informed in the week of August 8, 2022.
It will be a 14-week program, starting on Monday, September 12 and ending on Friday, December 16.
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The Fall 2022 session will be hosted in person on the White House campus. All selected candidates will have to submit their vaccination status and must adhere to any White House COVID-19 protocols.
Participants must be citizens of the United States, at least 18 years of age before the first day of the program, and meet at least one of the following three criteria:
1) Currently pursuing an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program from a college, community college, or university (two-to four-year institutions)
2) Graduated from an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to four-year institutions) no more than two years before the commencement of the internship program
3) A United States Armed Forces veteran who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty, for any length of time, no more than two years before the commencement of the internship program