Premier College Intern Program (PCIP)

Multiple LocationsSummer 2022 Internship Opportunity for College Juniors $14.54/hr

Job Overview

The Premier College Intern Program is designed to prepare program participants for future science, technology, engineering, mathematics, cyber, acquisition, intelligence, mission critical and vocational/technical specialty positions in the Air Force Civilian Service.

This objective is accomplished by:

  • Recruiting and selecting high-caliber candidates
  • Strategically placing interns with managers committed to development
  • Building competent, effective, and productive employees
  • Providing training and challenging assignments
  • Deliberate mentorship by higher-level management

Premier College Interns (PCIs) will have the opportunity to access special projects using cutting edge technology, while under the mentorship of senior managers. The paid 12-week internship will occur during the summer of their Junior year (before heading into Senior year) for undergraduate participants. A few positions may be available for exceptional college sophomores. Upon graduation and completing program requirements, a Premier College Intern may be eligible for a full-time position into an Air Force formal training program - PALACE Acquire (PAQ) or COPPER Cap.

AFRL FY22 PCIP Allocations: 20
Locations: Eglin AFB, FL; JBSA-Ft Sam Houston, TX; Kirtland AFB, NM; Wright Patterson AFB, OH

Required Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Enrollment as a full-time student in a baccalaureate degree program
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.95 or higher
  • Obtain necessary security background checks/clearance
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited academic institution 
  • Must have completed at least 60 credit hours in program and have at least one full year remaining in degree program
  • “Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as “fully vaccinated” prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement.” More information on COVID requirements may be found at:”

Desired Qualifications

Preview additional program information at:
(Req No 84345)