DOD's high quality programs for students, graduates and professionals are:

Workforce Recruitment Program — The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Co-sponsored by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the Department of Defense with the participation of many other federal agencies and sub-agencies, the WRP has provided employment opportunities for over 5,500 students since 1995. To be eligible for the WRP, students must be current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a disability, or have graduated within one year of the release of the database each December. Students must be U.S. citizens.

Washington Headquarters Services — Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) is searching for top performing interns in nearly all disciplines from administrative through highly technical to place in over 50 different areas of The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). OSD is the principal staff element of the Secretary in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource management, fiscal, and program evaluation responsibilities.

National Security Agency (NSA) — excellent opportunities exist for employees to participate in the Business Management, Program Management, Financial Management, and Contracting Specialist Intern Programs. These highly competitive programs are designed to develop aspiring professionals' skills and knowledge in preparation for challenging careers supporting the internal infrastructure of a Federal Agency comparable in size and budget to the top 10% of Fortune 500 companies. Candidates gain experience through rotational assignments and education obtained from colleges and universities, including the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), which is recognized across the entire Department of Defense (DOD).

Air Force PALACE Acquire Intern Program — Provides full-time employment with a structured 2-3 year training program. This program provides expedited, performance-based promotions in approximately 20 diverse occupations.

Army Contracting Command, Contracting Career (CP14) Intern Program — The Army Contracting Training Program pays you an attractive full-time salary and provides a great benefits package while you participate in a flexible combination of formal education and informal/on-the-job training. You benefit from challenging and rewarding opportunities that enable you to quickly build expertise and develop key leadership skills.

Financial Management Trainee Program — Welcome to a great opportunity! Financial Managers assist the DoN's decision-making processes at all levels by providing accurate, timely and relevant information and analysis. They are concerned with the optimal allocation of human, physical and financial resources to achieve the DoN's goals and objectives while assuring efficient and effective expenditure of public funds. Graduates of the Financial Management Curriculum will be prepared for assignment to positions in strategic planning, business analysis, financial analysis, budgeting, accounting, business and financial management, and internal control systems and auditing.

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