Apply for an Internship with the U.S. Fire Administration
October 29, 2012
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is currently accepting applications for the USFA Internship Program. USFA is part of the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is located in Emmitsburg, MD. Find out more and apply today at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/about/jobs/internship.shtm.
Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time in an accredited educational institution; be at least a sophomore who has successfully completed introductory courses in fire and emergency services, instructional design, or a related field; have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; be a U.S. citizen; and have an interest in a career in the fire and emergency services or allied disciplines.
Students receive the opportunity to work full-time in different disciplines at USFA, participate in meetings, and assist with emergent projects. Students may be provided campus housing in a private room and have the opportunity to attend two National Fire Academy (NFA) courses that may provide six transferable credits.
The working and housing arrangement promotes interaction with both fire and emergency management professionals from around the country and provides an opportunity to forge long-lasting friendships and potential career contacts.