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There are two types of internships generally available in the HHS Office on Women's Health (OWH): paid and unpaid.

OWH's former paid internship program has been replaced by the Pathways Program.

When positions for students or recent graduates are available through the Pathways Program they will be listed on USAJOBS. When searching by agency, the Office on Women's Health is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Unpaid internships in OWH may be available for student volunteers. Student volunteer work may be performed during the school year and/or during summer or school vacation periods. You must currently be enrolled at least half-time in high school/GED, vocational, technical, undergraduate, graduate, or professional programs.  The unpaid internship may fulfill degree requirements depending on the specific requirements of your school.  Volunteer internships typically last 3–4 months. If you are interested in being a student volunteer, please submit your resume, desired internship period, and availability to OWHAdmin@hhs.gov.

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

For more than three decades, the PMF Program has been the Federal government's premier leadership development program for advanced degree candidates. This program is now for individuals who have received a qualifying advanced degree within the preceding two years. This is a two-year career development program (under certain circumstances it could be longer). Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service. Additional information about the PMF program.

Additional HHS job listings can be found on USAJOBS.gov, which is the U.S. Federal Government's official job search engine.

Thank you for your interest in working for the Office on Women's Health.

Content last updated: June 05, 2015.

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