Applying to The Internship Program
APPLYING TO THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Applications should demonstrate strong research and writing talents, excellent communication skills, and the inquisitiveness to undertake various research, writing, administrative, and computer projects. All interns are paid at the rate of $7.25 per hour. Each semester, interns are required to begin on the start date and intern through the end date.
Spring Internships: Deadline November 1st
The Heritage Foundation's Spring Intern Program begins in January and ends in early May. During the spring term, Heritage accepts approximately 50 interns. Interns may work part-time (a minimum of 24 hours per week), to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Spring 2013 Intern Program schedule: Monday, January 14, 2013 to Friday, May 3, 2013.
Summer Internships: Deadline February 1st
The Heritage Foundation's Summer Intern Program begins in June and ends in early August. The Heritage Foundation accepts approximately 70 interns during the summer. All interns during the summer must work full time.
Summer 2013 Intern Program schedule: Monday, June 3, 2013 to Friday, August 9, 2013.
Fall Internships: Deadline July 1st
The Heritage Foundation's Fall Intern Program begins in early September and ends in December. During the fall term, Heritage will accept approximately 50 interns. Interns may work part-time (a minimum of 24 hours per week), to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Fall 2013 Intern Program schedule: Monday, September 9, 2013 to Friday, December 13, 2013.
Summer applicants must be rising college juniors or older; fall and spring applicants must be college juniors or older. Recent college graduates, master's students, and law students are encouraged to apply. International students who are authorized to be employed in the United States are eligible for Heritage internships.
To apply for an internship at The Heritage Foundation:
- Complete the online application, which includes a current resume and short writing samples.
- Mail an official transcript directly from your university and two letters of recommendation from college professors or employers to the following address:
The Heritage Foundation
ATTN: Program Coordinator
214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4999
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