Leavitt Center

Environmental Protection Agency

Ever thought about having a great career dedicated to
  • improving the health and well-being of all Americans?
  • ensuring that we have clean air, pure water and better-protected land?

You can have that career at EPA! EPA internships and fellowships provide a great introduction to our work, giving you a sense of whether EPA might be the right place for you. Internships, fellowships and other opportunities are available at our Washington D.C. headquarters, in our ten regional offices, and at our labs and research centers throughout the nation. Want to learn more about what EPA interns actually do? Read some of their blog posts.


Federal Government Hiring for Paid Interns is Changing!

On December 27, 2010, President Obama issued an Executive Orderon recruiting and hiring students and recent graduates into the federal government. Check out thissummary of the new programs, called “Pathways” (PDF) (1pp., 36KB, about PDF). The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has not yet issued regulations for how and when these programs will be implemented, but you can learn more about the transition to Pathways.

Related Information

How to Get an Internship at EPA

http://www.epa.gov/internships/