Are you an active duty recovering Service member (RSM) looking for an internship opportunity? The Intelligence Community Wounded Warrior Internship Program (ICWWP) is a wellness program open to active duty wounded, ill or injured Service Members who are preparing to transition out of the military or back to duty.
Eligible Internship participants are:
•Wounded, Ill or Injured Active Duty Service Members
•Wounded, Ill or Injured Mobilized Reservists and National Guardsmen
•Must be assigned to a Warrior Transition Unit(WTU) in order to participate
•Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance
The ICWWP provides a formal avenue for building upon Warriors’ unique skill sets, as well as offer the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience. ICWWP identifies and places wounded warriors in a variety of types of internships across the Intelligence Community.
All internship opportunities require a security clearance. Eligible candidates who do not currently hold a security clearance may apply for one through the program.
Join us! Upcoming Internship Events:
March 19, 2014 11:00-14:00, Walter Reed Building 17 Atrium, Bethesda MD
April 25, 2014 09:00-12:00, USO Ft Belvoir, Springfield VA
If you would like to attend please RSVP to your Warrior Transition Unit Transition Coordinator or Occupational Therapist.
If you are an Active Duty Wounded Warrior interested in an internship outside of the intelligence community, please visit Operation Warfighter to learn more: http://warriorcare.dodlive.mil/wounded-warrior-resources/operation-warfighter/
If you are a Veteran looking for an internship opportunity, please visit the Veterans’ Administration website to learn about the vocational rehabilitation programs: http://www.benefits.va.gov/VOCREHAB/index.asp
If you are a student looking for an internship opportunity, please visit the desired agencies’ website to find out additional information about student internships.
Meet the Agencies
ODNIThe ODNI was established by a 2004 act of Congress to lead the integration of the US Intelligence Community (IC). Director of National Intelligence is appointed by the President to serve as the principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for Intelligence matters related to national security. The staff elements of ODNI include the National Counterterrorism Center, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, National Counterintellengce Center, and the National Counterproliferation Center, each responsible for IC-wide coordination and support, as well as offices that set policy for the IC. The ODNI's focus is to promote its vision of a more integrated and collaborative IC.
CIAThe CIA is responsible for providing national security-related intelligence to senior US policymakers. The CIA:
DIAThe DIA, with its more than 16,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. The agency provides military intelligence to defense policymakers, force planners, and warfighters in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, in support of US military planning and operations and weapons systems acquisitions. DIA is headquartered at the Pentagon in Washington, DC with major operational activities at the Defense Intelligence Analysis Center, Washington DC; the National Center for Medical Intelligence, Fredrik Maryland; and the Missile and Space Intelligence Center, Huntsville Alabama. In addition, DIA has operational activities at the Combatant Commands world-wide.
FBIThe FBI protects and defends the United Sates against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, upholds and enforces the criminal laws of the United States, and provides leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners. The FBI is headquartered in Washington, DC with 56 field offices in major cities and smaller offices throughout the United States, and more than 60 international offices, known as "Legal Attaches", in embassies worldwide. In more than 100 locations worldwide, the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Forces - composed of local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies - share information and conduct operations to prevent and dismantle terrorist plots.
NGAThe NGA collects information about the Earth for navigation, national security, US military operations, and humanitarian aid efforts. NGA, which is also part of the Department of Defense, has facilities in Bethesda Maryland, St. Louis Missouri; Reston, Virginia; and Washington, DC as well as support teams worldwide.
NROThe NRO, a Department of Defense (DoD) agency, supports US Government's intelligence needs by providing space-borne reconnaissance. The NRO is staffed by DoD and CIA personnel and is funded through the National Intelligence Program and the Military Intelligence Program consistent with the priorities and processes established by the Director of National Intelligence and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. The existence of the NRO was declassified by the Deputy Secretary of Defense as recommended by the Director of Central Intelligence, on September 18, 1992.
NSAThe NSA is the US's cryptologic organization responsible for protecting US national security information systems and collecting and disseminating foreign signals intelligence. Areas of expertise include cryptanalysis, mathematics, computer science, and foreign language analysis. NSA is part of the Department of Defense, and is staffed by a combination of civilian and military personnel. NSA's main headquarters is located in Fort Meade, Maryland.
DEAThe DEA is responsible for enforcing the controlled substance laws and regulations of the US. DEA's Office of National Security Intelligence, located at the DEA Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, facilitates intelligence coordination and information sharing with other members of the IC and homeland security elements. Its goals are to enhance the US's efforts to reduce the supply of drugs, protect national security, and combat global terrorism.
DOEThe Department of Energy's Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence is responsible for US energy policy and nuclear safety and provides timely technical intelligence analyses on all aspects of foreign nuclear weapons, nuclear materials, and energy issues worldwide.
DHSDHS's Office of Intelligence and Analysis is responsible for using information and intelligence from multiple sources to identify and assess current and future threats to the US. Although the following components are not part of the IC, DHS also conducts intelligence activities through US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, Transportation Security Administration, Secret Service, and Citizenship and Immigration Services.
DOSThe Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) provides all-source intelligence support to the Secretary of State and other State Department policymakers, including ambassadors, special negotiators, country directors, and desk officers. INR is responsible for intelligence analysis, policy, and coordination of intelligence activities in support of diplomacy.
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