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2024 Summer Internship - Office Management & Infrastructure Career Field

Internships!!! The Defense Intelligence Agency has an exciting opportunity for you!!!

You must complete the application at DIAjobs. all fields must be completed. Hiring Managers will not see an attached resume.

We are looking for talented individuals to develop solutions that advance DIA’s premier intelligence in support of America’s national defense. DIA’s Summer Internship Program provides current students the opportunity to gain practical work experience through research, report writing, briefing development and delivery, policy writing, and intelligence analysis. Interns are also exposed to the broader Intelligence Community through field trips, information sessions, and panel discussions. If you have a sense of mission, join us and make a difference!
FY24 Interns are appointed for a 10-14 week period from June through August.

OPPORTUNITIES within Office Management & Infrastructure
OMI officers enable and advance DIA’s global mission with wide-ranging professional skills and expert competencies across multiple areas. OMI officers are stationed at every one of DIA’s 140+ locations providing critical mission capability. OMI officers are eligible for many career-enhancing and career-broadening opportunities, as well as advanced education and joint duty rotations.

What does it take to be a successful OMI officer? OMI has 5 career specialties, so the possibilities are vast! Your collaboration and communication skills will take you far. Check out our 5 specialties below demonstrates the wide-ranging opportunities in the career field.

Communications Operations & Media strategize, advise, develop, and manage the full lifecycle of communications and engagements as well as information management across the Enterprise. Officers provide creative and innovative solutions that articulate ideas, visualize complex concepts, provide trusted counsel, and craft tailored communications and intelligence products using a diverse set of skills and expertise to inform the workforce, stakeholders, overseers and the public. 
Positions: Public Affairs Officers, Creative Writers, Outreach Officers, Video Production, Graphic and Multimedia design, Cartography, UX/UI designers, FOIA Officers, Records Management, Historians, Editors, and Researchers

Facilities officers manage and safeguard DIA’s global building infrastructure and oversee maintenance and construction planning and execution. They achieve and/or maintain requirements for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs). They also ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health and Environmental compliance to prevent injury and illness and oversee and test DIA’s emergency readiness.
Positions: Architects, Engineers (Electrical, Environmental, General, Mechanical), Realty Specialists,& Space Planners, Emergency Management and Safety Specialists, Environmental Specialists

Logistics work across the supply chain spectrum to ensure our global workforce is equipped to accomplish mission, by providing procurement, storage and distribution, travel and transportation services, property accountability, and maintenance support.
Positions: Deployment Specialists, Transportation Specialists and Warehouse Managers, Logistics Management Specialists, and Supply Management Specialists

Program Analysis and Management officers analyze, evaluate, and direct a variety of programs across the spectrum of DIA engagements, coordinate a wide range of projects directed toward strategic business and organizational objectives and deliver solutions that efficiently manage resources—people, systems, space, budgets, and contracts.
Positions: Management and Program Analysts, and Program Managers

Staff Operations officers are employed worldwide managing day-to-day office operations, implementing internal controls, and controlling resources. They lead strategic-level events and engagements, ensuring adherence with all civilian and military protocol standards. They partner with State Department and foreign nationals throughout the world to enable defense attaché and partner liaison missions.
Positions: Executive Assistant, Staff Officers, Event Planners, Protocol Officers, Embassy Support Officers, and Watch Officers

This announcement is for external applicants (non-DIA employees) only. Military and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.

All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement.

Interns will be considered for full-time permanent employment at the conclusion of the internship. However, permanent employment is not guaranteed and is subject to the needs of the Agency and available vacancies. DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions. Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. Since this is a temporary appointment, interns will not receive employee benefits. All selected candidates are responsible for securing their own travel and housing/lodging accommodations.

This program is open only to current students enrolled in full-time undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking programs at accredited institutions with a graduation date on/after May 2024 in the following academic disciplines: Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Education, Communications, Public Policy, or a related academic discipline. Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application, and employment.
  • Undergraduate students must complete 30 semester hours or its equivalent at the time of employment.
  • Graduate on/after May 2024.
  • Meet the Agency’s conditions of employment. A final offer of employment will not be extended until all conditions of employment have been successfully met. Please note that the special security background investigation, counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, psychological assessment and drug testing cannot be conducted if candidates are residing outside the continental United States. Therefore, candidates should not apply to this program if they are studying or working abroad 3-9 months prior to May 2024.



CONTACT INFORMATION. This vacancy announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Saturday, 01 April 2023. All applicants must apply online in order to receive consideration. If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000.

Please submit only the information requested as additional attachments will not be considered. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be provided instructions on how and when to submit an official transcript. To attach required documents, follow the below instructions:
- Create an applicant profile
- Click on the “My Activities” on the top of the job announcements page
- Select “Add Attachment”
- Attach your documents

If you are in the National Security Education Program (NSEP), please be sure to identify your NSEP status when submitting your application. To do so, click on “accomplishments” then “scholars & awards” and enter your information.

If you are participating or participated in the Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence Program (IC-CAE), please be sure to identify your IC-CAE status when submitting your application. To do so, click on “accomplishments” then “scholars & awards” and enter your information.

Indicate your preferred work location/s (you may select up to two locations only). The needs of the agency will govern your job placement.

EVALUATION. DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position. Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application. PLEASE NOTE: Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.

Applicants selected to interview may also be required to complete an online questionnaire and writing assessment powered through HireVue prior to the interview. Specific details on this portion of the process will be provided within the email invite from HireVue.

Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled.