Internship Program

Internship Program

The deadline for summer internships has passed. The deadline for fall internships is May 31.

Please fill out the form below to apply for an internship with us.

Thank you for your interest in applying for an internship with New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM)!  Internships are a great way to obtain real-world experience and connect knowledge learned in the classroom with practical situations in the field.

Interns will provide assistance with emergency management or homeland security projects at HSEM. The internship will provide an opportunity to learn more about HSEM, provide skills that they can apply to future employment and help explore career options upon graduation.

Interns must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. Candidates from ALL majors are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Interns will:

  • Participate in a drill or exercise.
  • Participate in a community outreach event.
  • Participate in a grant-specific meeting/visit.
  • Participate in a planning activity.
  • Participate in a physical security assessment at a school.
  • Complete the Emergency Management Institute Professional Development Series, which includes 31 hours of FEMA Independent Study (IS) courses, as well as IS-362a.
  • Complete State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) and WebEOC orientation.
  • Participate in a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training (dependent on availability).
  • Participate in an SEOC activation in a tertiary role (dependent on activation schedule).

Other opportunities:

  • Participation in other department trainings/seminars. Recent seminars include understanding your credit score and what you need to know as a first-time homebuyer.
  • The potential collaborate with other state agencies.

Interns must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours each week. All internships are unpaid. Interns must follow the same policies and guidelines as New Hampshire Department of Safety employees. Interns also must pass a background check and fingerprints.