Business Staffing of America, Inc. and The Zion Group , in partnership with the U.S. Army, Bureau of Land Management, and Veteran Affairs are excited to announce an exclusive set of internships available to currently enrolled students or those who have graduated within the prior 6 months.

With our commitment to workforce diversification, those who are of minority backgrounds, identify as veterans or are disabled will be given strong consideration for these highly sought out internships. This internship is available to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and Tribal Colleges & Universities (TCUs).

When: Starts June, 1 2020, for a minimum of 10 weeks of continuous full-time (40 hours per week)

Where: Washington D.C. and other major cities

Who: Junior, Senior, Graduate students and/or those who have graduated within the prior 6 months// Min. 2.5 GPA// Background Check

Application Due: Immediately

Compensation to You:

  • Intern awardees will be paid a $500.00 weekly stipend ($5,500.00 total internship).
  • Round-trip airfare to/from internship location is provided for non-local students.
  • Assistance to locate and secure housing during the internship for non-local students.
  • Housing provided

The Benefit to You:

  • Paid job opportunity
  • Federal Holidays are observed
  • Gain critical work experience
  • Potential future employment with the Government
  • Career networking opportunity
  • Accumulate evidence of your abilities
  • Improve your confidence

Who We Are Looking For:
The ideal candidate shall be:

  1. A student that is not currently a Federal employee.
  2. Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university. Undergraduate is defined as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program.
  3. Recent student graduates from an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited Minority Serving Institure (MSI) college or university. To qualify as a recent graduate the student’s official graduation date cannot exceed six (6) months prior to the start date of the internship period.
  4. Each candidate shall possess at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  5. The candidate shall also be able to pass a background investigation.
  6. Must be eligible to work in the United States (a lawful permanent resident or otherwise legally eligible to work in the US per for FAR part 22.18)

Student interns who possess the following characteristics are highly successful:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and strategic thinking abilities
  • Presentation and oral data collection skills
  • Self-starter/can work independently
  • Flexible/resourceful
  • Ability to adapt new skills and ideas to the public sector

There are several career fields necessary for the effective management of public lands and resources. Position titles include but is not limited to:


How to Apply:
If you are interested, please click on "apply to position" below and follow the instructions by filling in the required information.
NOTE1: Please make sure you have all the required documentation prior to starting the application process because the system will not allow you to save an uncompleted application. The application has to be completed once it is started.
NOTE2: If the application has errors or is incomplete, the system will not forward your application. Please review your application for errors or omissions which will be identified by red text. If your application is completed successfully, you'll immediately see an "Application Submitted" message on your monitor.
Requirements for completing the application:

  1. Upload a copy of your resume per our resume instruction and sample resume. One page for Undergrad and up to two pages for Graduate.
  2. Upload a copy of your transcripts - Unofficial copies accepted but should clearly display the applicant's first and last name, and school logo.
  3. Provide (1) electronic reference of either a professor, a faculty advisor or department head. Lack of response from this individual on your behalf may disqualify your application.
  4. At a later point via an email request, you will complete a video essay of at least 200 words about yourself.

For the 2020 Summer Intern program, please complete this application as soon as possible. First come, First Interviewed.
If you have any questions or concerns with the application, please call Keith Pomocnik at 312-559-9222 Ext 7.