Applications Available for White House Internship Program

The White House Internship Program is a highly competitive program offering students the opportunity to serve the president and to explore public service.

In addition to carrying out normal office duties, interns attend weekly lectures and tours, and complete an intern service project.
Interns may serve in the fall, spring or summer. All candidates must be at least 18-years-old, hold United States citizenship, and be enrolled in a college or university.

Students interested in applying should read and complete the White House Intern application at the White House Intern Web site, A strong application will include sound academic credentials, a history of community involvement and leadership, solid verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated interest in public service.

Completed application materials must be submitted to Karen Race, deputy director and intern coordinator in the office of White House Personnel, at before March 7 for the summer 2006 term (May 23-Aug. 25) and before June 1 for the fall 2006 term (Sept. 5-Dec. 15). The White House selects approximately 100 interns for each session.

For more information, contact Karen Race by phone at 202.456.5979 or by e-mail at
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