Professional Development Opportunities


Information on this page contains opportunities for expanding your professional growth such as virtual programming, fellowships, internships, and scholarship announcements. The University gives no warranty and accepts no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information and materials contained on this webpage or any websites linked to it. 



US Government Accountability Office

The US Government Accountability Office is hiring graduate and undergrad students for paid Fall internships. Interns help analysts conduct in-depth reviews of federal government programs in a variety of subject areas.

The announcements close on June 3 or after they receive 250 applications. Apply below:


White House Internship Program

The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership and development program  that provides emerging leaders with an opportunity to gain valuable skills while supporting the work of the White House. This program provides paid internships across the Executive Office of the President (EOP). Interns  participating in the White House Internship Program will support the White House Office and  the Office of the Vice President. 

Program participants must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years or older before the first day of the  Program, and meet at least one of the three following criteria: 

1. Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a  college, community college, or university (two- to four-year institution) 

2. Graduated from an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college,  community college, or university (two- to four-year institution) no more than two years  prior to the first day of the Program 

3. A veteran of the United States Armed Forces 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 prior to the first day of the Program 

The application period for the Fall 2024 session opened on Monday, March 11th and will close  on Friday, April 5th. Interested candidates can find the Program’s online application at

Prospective candidates with questions about the Program, as well as college/university  administrators, faculty, campus leadership, and others interested in more information to share  with their communities can reach out to the White House Internship Program team at

The White House Internship Program is one of the several internship opportunities offered by a  component of the Executive Office of the President. You are welcome to apply for the White  House Internship Program in addition to applying for an internship in another component. Other  components within EOP with internship opportunities include: 

• Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) 

• Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) 

• Office of Administration (OA) 

• Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) 

• Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD) 

• Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 

• Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) 

• United States Trades Representative (USTR) 

• The Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy (OPPR) 

Deadline: April 5th



Roddenberry Fellowship
The Roddenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program that offers Fellows $50,000 to take an existing initiative (e.g. campaign, organization) to the next level and amplify its impact OR to launch a new initiative. Fellows can be of any age or level, but must be working on a project, organization, or initiative with direct impact in Civil Rights, Environmental Protection, Immigration and Refugee Rights, Health and Wellness, and/or LGBTQIA and Women’s Rights. Deadline: Unclear 



Future webinar events or virtual career fair opportunities will be posted here.



Practice Foreign Service Officer Test
Did you know that students can practice the State Department's Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) in advance? The practice test simulates the actual FSOT in terms of questions, length of testing, and administration. Scores achieved can give an indication of the potential performance on the FSOT. Check out the practice FSOT here.

Learn more about the FSOT and FSO selection process here.