Pentagon Internships

THE EMC WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE THE FOLLOWING SELECTIONS FOR THE 2017 PENTAGON INTERNSHIPS!

Cadet Tristan Kaler U of CO

Selected for IA

Cadet Tom Jacobs  Rochester Institute of Technology

Selected for IA

Cadet Martin USAFA

Selected for FM (8 week)

Cadet Engelbrecht USAFA

Selected for LL (8 week)

Cadet Cory Sylvester U of St Thomas

Selected for JA

Cadet Nick Cox U of St Thomas

Selected for A3

Cadet Garrett Andrews Syracuse 

Selected for A4

Cadet Mitch Riley Utah Valley State//BYU

Selected for A10


ACTION MEMORANDUM FOR ALL AAS/SW AREA AND REGION COMMANDERS AND PRESIDENTS: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION TO ALL MEMBERS

SUBJECT: PENTAGON INTERNSHIPS

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

1.  The AAS/SW Executive Management Center is accepting nominations for the following Pentagon Internships (see additional information on each opportunity below Brig Gen Woodward's signature block):

2.  Successful candidates will be required to live in the Washington DC metro area during these internships and must be able to participate without supplemental funding provided by the EMC (all costs will be borne by the individual).  Students unable to accept this financial burden may apply under a "Funding Contingent Status" (please see NOTE below for additional information).  These internships are open to all Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society Juniors and Seniors who are cadets under contact, including Seniors graduating this summer who will be commissioned and awaiting entry into active duty.

NOTE: There is a possibility AFROTC will place students on training orders, allowing for reimbursement of some expenses.  Students may apply for these internships under a "Funding Contingent Status" (see below for additional details) but since funding may not be available until after candidates are selected, applying under this status may result in ineligibility when selections for these positions are made.  Students with questions should contact their Cadre Adviser or Brig Gen Woodward through the EMC.

3.  THESE POSITIONS REQUIRE A VALID SECRET CLEARANCE OR HIGHER.  CANDIDATES MUST BE AVAILABLE DURING THE 2017 SPRING/SUMMER/FALL FOR A MINIMUM OF THREE MONTHS.   AAS AND SW CONTRACT CADETS WITH A CLEARANCE PENDING MAY APPLY, BUT MUST CONFIRM IN WRITING THAT THE DETACHMENT COMMANDER BELIEVES A CLEARANCE WILL BE OBTAINED BY MAY 2017 IF THEY ARE SELECTED.

4.  These internships may include travel and will involve interaction with senior Air Force  leadership.  They require impeccable dress and appearance and superior communicative skills.  These internships were approved by the SAF/GC, SAF/AA and participating organizations. 

5.  SELECTION PROCESS

Successful candidates will be selected by the EDs following a phone interview and/or discussion with the applicable Detachment Commander and/or reference provided by the candidate.  An additional phone interview with a member of the sponsoring office may be required.  The following will be used to further evaluate individuals:

Candidates will self nominate by sending the following information to mgmt.center@arnold-air.org NOT LATER THAN 5 January 2017 at midnight Pacific Time.  Late submissions will not be accepted under any circumstances.  THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED AS PART OF AN E-MAIL AND NOT AS AN ATTACHMENT.  THE ONLY ATTACHMENT PERMITTED IS THE UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT.

6.  If applying for an internship in the Office of the Judge Advocate General (HAF/JA), candidates will add the following information to their application:  

7.  These are highly prestigious internship; candidates will carry the reputation of AAS/SW forward with the sponsor.  All highly motivated, eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

//Signed DPW//13 Oct 2016//

________SPONSOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION________

Additional Information for students considering an internship with SAF/FM:

A successful candidate for the SAF/FM internship will gain experience in one or more of the following key functions:

The SAF/FM Mission Statement follows:

"SAF/FM is focused on maximizing resources for our Nation's Air Force, putting the right resources in the right place at the right time, every time.  Since resources touch every aspect of every mission, Interns will learn how the Air Force brings capability to the fight."

Additional Information for students considering an internship with SAF/IA:

Successful candidates for the SAF/IA internship will gain experience in one or more of the following key mission areas:

The SAF/IA Mission Statement follows:

"SAF/IA is a team of international affairs experts committed to enabling conflict prevention and joint/coalition operational success through sustained security cooperation activities in air, space, and cyberspace domains. Our focus is on maintaining and building trust with existing and new partners for our mutual security interests while strengthening US and Global Security."

Additional Information for students considering an internship with HAF/JA:

As an Intern, students will work under attorney supervision in numerous practice areas of the JAG Corps including, but not limited to:

The AF/JA Mission Statement follows:

"To deliver professional, candid, independent counsel and full-spectrum legal capabilities to command and the warfighter."

Additional Information for students considering an internship with SAF/LL:

A successful candidate placed in SAF/LL will gain experience in one or more of the following key mission areas:

Additional Information for students considering an internship with HAF/A3:

Successful candidates will be placed in HAF/A3 and gain experience in one or more of the following key Air Force mission areas:

Additional Information for students considering an internship with HAF/A4:

The A4 mission focuses on strategy, policy, oversight, career field management and some programming and budgeting within four directorates:

Additional Information for students considering an internship with HAF/A10:

Successful candidates for this internship will gain experience in one or more of the following key mission areas:

The HAF/A10 Mission Statement follows:

"...assists the Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF), other Secretariat offices, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF) in carrying out the planning, policy development, advocacy, integration and assessment for activities related to the Air Force nuclear enterprise."