The Space Force offers recent college graduates paid, full-time internship programs to upgrade their education with hands-on experience across a variety of career fields across the country. And if successfully completed, are offered a permanent, full-time position.
Paid post graduate studies
Student loan repayment
Generous sign-on bonuses for specific positions
Federal retirement benefits
Federal health insurance
Paid federal holidays
As a paid Space Force intern, you’ll work alongside active Guardians on real-world projects within an inclusive and collaborative workspace that values the diverse experiences each of our members bring to the table. This experience will equip you with the skills and understanding to advance your future as we advance in our space defense operations.
Presidential Management Fellow (PMF)
Leadership development program for entry-level and advanced degree students with opportunities for them to advance as future government leaders
Copper Cap (COP)
Program for aspiring Contract Specialists with hands-on training that covers every facet of managing contracts, including requirements definition, market research, price justification, solicitation preparation, negotiation and award, and contract administration
Palace Acquire (PAQ)
Full-time, two- to four-year paid training program for graduates interested in positions within Special Investigations, Operations, Intel, Financial Management or Science and Engineering. Candidates must have earned one of the following within the past two years: associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate or technical degree; vocational degree or certificate.