President Obama and the Native American Community

Opportunities for Native Youth with the Federal Government

In addition to the opportunities listed below, federal jobs (including summer internships) are posted on USAJobs

United States Coast Guard

College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative

Department of Commerce


Department of Energy

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program: Provides students with opportunities to gain research experience with the Office of Fossil Energy.

Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program: Provides summer internship positions with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Sandia National Laboratories Summer Internship: Provides student interns the opportunity to assist a team in the field and at Sandia National Laboratories.

Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Corps: A unit of service corps members that focus on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

Department of Justice

Department of Justice

Office of Tribal Justice

Office of Justice Programs

Department of State


Environmental Protection Agency

Office of Air and Radiation Internship Program: Provides internships through the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals.

Executive Office of the President

White House Internship Program

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

For all opportunities

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship: Provides scholarships to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.

Hollings Scholarship: Provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance and a full-time internship position during the summer. 

Northern Gulf Diversity Internship: Provides career exploration in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fields.

Woods Hole Partnership Education ProgramProvides college seniors with practical experience in marine and environmental science.