Apply to join the 'SWAT' (Software Automation and Technology) Team

The Office of Administration (OA) in the Executive Office of the President (EOP) is now accepting applicants for the Summer 2014 Internship Program. The Deadline to apply is March 24, 2014 11:59 PM EST.

Please read all of the following instructions before starting your application.

What duties are required?
Software Engineer Interns will work with the Software Automation and Technology (SWAT) Team which is revolutionizing computer usage and business processes in the Executive Office of the President. Interns will have tremendous impact throughout the organization by providing expert software development and business process engineering services. The SWAT Team will lend its expertise to Executive Office of the President offices and help automate tasks, streamline business processes, and optimize data formatting for more efficient use.

Am I eligible to apply for an internship?
All OA Internship Program participants must be:

  • A US Citizen.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student for the semester that includes or immediately follows the internship.
  • In good academic standing.

Am I available for the Summer 2014 Internship Program?
All Interns are expected to intern full-time for the entire term of the program.

  • The Summer 2014 internship term runs approximately from May 19 to August 15, 2014
  • The Office of Administration Internship is an unpaid program
  • Interns will be expected to work from approximately 9 AM-5 PM, Monday-Friday (Hours may vary)

How do I apply?
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package by 11:59 PM EST on March 24, 2014, which includes:

  1. Current Resume
    • Your resume must include the following:
    • No more than 6 pages
    • Beginning and ending dates for paid or non-paid work experience
    • Average number of hours worked per week
    • Name, city, state, date of diploma, and/or major field of study for all high schools, colleges, or universities attended
    • Type and year of all degrees received and/or total semester or quarterly credit hours completed
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

  3. Additional supporting material

    • Unofficial College transcript(s)
    • Include a description (250 words max) of the software development project you are most proud of and explain your role the development
    • A maximum of two recommendations

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Arjun Mody was part of the inaugural SWAT team in the summer of 2011. He comments on the importance of public service and the validation he felt from knowing that he developed and implemented long lasting solutions during his internship.

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Benjamin Balter joined the SWAT team during the Fall of 2011. He discusses  the variety of skills to which SWAT interns are exposed, modernizing Government and getting hands on experience implementing innovative solutions.

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