FBI Honors Internship


FBI Honors Internship Program

Federal Bureau of Investigations - Multiple Locations

As the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization, the FBI offers valuable work experience for students at every education level. With a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options, the FBI seeks the best and brightest students and recent graduates to bring their knowledge and skills to our diverse workforce.

General Requirements

To apply for the Honors Internship Program, applicants must:

  • Have U.S. Citizenship.
  • Attend a college or university full-time as an undergraduate (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior), graduate, or post-doctorate student. Students are not eligible if graduating before the program start date; exceptions are permitted to students continuing their education in the following immediate semester.
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or better at the time of application, throughout the application process, and the duration of the internship program.
  • A first semester freshmen or student attending a school who does not provided a GPA will need to meet alternate criteria. Instead of a 3.0 GPA or higher the applicant will have to have maintained at least a 3.0 High School GPA and have scored a 1500 out of 2400 on a SAT (1000 out of 1600 on new SATS) or scored a 21 or higher on an ACT.
  • Pass all of the FBI employment background investigation requirements and be able to receive a Top Secret security clearance

Candidate Skills

While applicants come from a range of academic backgrounds, the most competitive applicants also possess the following skills:

  • Strong analytical thinking abilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Take initiative and be self-motivated
  • Work well with others and have strong interpersonal abilities
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Learn more here.


Apply online.

Application Due By October 15, 2017.