You Are Here >> Minority Access >> Programs >> NDIIP >> FAQs

Minority Access' National Diversity & Inclusion Internship Program

"Developing Tomorrow's Workforce"

What is the Minority Access National Internship Program?


The Minority Access National Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to merge academic theory with practical application in the work place through full time and part time internships. The program allows talented college students to experience the full scope and diversity of career opportunities available in the management, professional and technical domains of participating entities.

What are some of the advantages of the Minority Access National Internship Program?


The Minority Access National Internship Program is a well-designed program that offers students far more than the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in professional environments. As a Minority Access intern, you will receive:

Recognition
Upon completion of the summer internship program, interns receive special achievement certificates and/or awards

Training
Interns have the opportunity to attend special seminars and workshops to enhance their professional and personal development

Counseling
A team of professionals, most with experience in postsecondary administration and/or employment counseling and placement, is available at all times to offer guidance and lend assistance and

Academic Credit
Students may receive academic credit for internships. Students should advise Minority Access of eligibility requirements after checking with the appropriate office on their campuses.

Who Can Apply?


Applications are accepted on-line from full time undergraduate and graduate students. Students in good academic standing with their institutions are encouraged to apply. However, priority is given to students with a minimum 3.0 or better grade point average. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

How are interns selected?


Interns are selected by the participating agencies, when students are selected by agencies, Minority Access will notify the student. Minority Access, Inc. does not select the interns.

Are internships paid?


Yes, all internships are paid positions. Minority Access, Inc. provides bi-weekly stipends, round trip travel expenses, employment benefits and assistance in locating housing

Where are interns placed?


Minority Access, Inc. has overseen the placement of college and university students in internships with the Federal Government at work sites in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area and throughout the United States. There are no general listings of work sites since they change each session.

How can I get more information to apply?


Contact the Minority Access National Diversity & Inclusion Internship Program on-line at www.minorityaccess.org or by Phone: (301) 779-7100

Is the Minority Access National Diversity & Inclusion Internship Program restricted to minorities?


NO! All students are encouraged to apply.

What is Minority Access?


Minority Access, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization which supports individuals, institutions, Federal agencies and corporations of all kinds to diversify their campuses and work sites by improving the recruitment, retention and enhancement of minorities and non-minorities. Minority Access, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.