FBI Honors Internship Program

Who Is Eligible:

The FBI Honors Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate school students an exciting insider's view of FBI operations and provides an opportunity to explore the many career opportunities within the Bureau.

The Honors Internship Program brings students to work at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and usually begins on the first Monday in June and ends on the second Friday in August.

FBI Honors Interns can look forward to ten extremely rewarding and interesting weeks. You'll be working side-by-side with Special Agents and Professional Staff personnel on important cases and management issues. You'll feel like you're a part of the Bureau ... because you are.


Candidates must be attending a college or university that is accredited by one of the regional or national institutional associations recognized by the United States Secretary of Education

Undergraduate students must be in their junior or senior year, attending a college or university full-time

Graduate students must be enrolled in a college or university, attending full-time


All applicants must be returning to their respective schools for at least one semester immediately following the completion of the internship

Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale and be in good standing with their academic institution

Candidates must be citizens of the United States

Candidates must meet all FBI Employment Requirements, be able to pass an FBI Background Investigation, and receive a Top Secret Security Clearance

Amount: Up to $7,050 over the course of the summer
How to apply:


The FBI paid Honors Internship Program will not be offered during the 2013 internship season. If you are interested in an FBI volunteer internship opportunity, please apply to the FBI Volunteer Internship Program.

For more information, please visit: FBI Honors Internship Program