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EEOC Pathways Programs (Paid Internships)

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The EEOC Pathways Programs offers paid opportunities for students and recent graduates to work in a number of EEOC fields.  The Pathways Programs consist of three major subprograms: The Internship Program, Recent Graduates Program, and Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. The EEOC lists all opportunities for the Internship and Recent Graduates programs on USAJOBS. EEOC PMF opportunities are available on the PMF website.

Internship Program

The EEOC Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a variety of educational institutions, from high school, college, and qualifying degree or certificate programs, with opportunities to work at the EEOC while still in school and being paid for the work they perform. Students (interns) who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job. Interns may work during the summer, fall, spring, or year-round.

Recent Graduates Program

The EEOC Recent Graduates Program, which promotes possible careers in the civil service, provides individuals who recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs with developmental experiences in the Federal government. To be eligible, applicants must apply within 2 years of degree or certificate completion (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree completion to apply). Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal government.

Presidential Management Fellows Program

The EEOC Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a premier, competitive leadership training program for students who have completed an advanced degree. Graduates are provided with a 2-year appointment at the EEOC, which may lead to conversion to a permanent appointment. The PMF Program is administered by the Office of Personnel Management, and you can learn more about eligibility and the program at the PMF website.

Questions regarding any of EEOC Pathways Programs can be directed to