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The District of Columbia Government’s Department of Human Resources (DCHR) is once again proud to announce its District Leadership Program (DLP). The DLP is an internship program designed to provide tomorrow’s leaders with the knowledge, tools, skills, and experiences that can be readily applied to their future challenges and pursuits, whether personal or professional. The DLP internship has two cycles: Summer 12 weeks (June - August) and Year Round (October - May).
Our program takes a holistic approach to developing Interns by providing a wide range of stimulating and developmental activities including:
Summer 2015 program
For the summer 2015, DCHR is partnered with a host agencies that are invested in the program and committed to champion the professional and personal development of the selected applicants. These agencies include Office of Human Rights, Office of Planning, Child & Family Services Agency, Office of Finance & Resource Management, Department of Human Services, Department of Health, District Department on the Environment, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, Health Benefit Exchange, etc.
|District Leadership Program Summer 2015 Application Timeline|
|March 09, 2015||Application goes live on website|
|April 27, 2015||Deadline for Application|
|April 13, 2015||
Pre-screening process (Interviews & review Writing samples)
- Interview may by phone or in person
|May 14, 2015||Notification to Selected Applicants|
|May 18, 2015||
This is for agency meet & greet. This will guide placement.
(Selected applicants must be available)
|June 01, 2015||Program Start date|
|August 21, 2015||Program completion date & ceremony|
To apply, visit Employment Opportunities
For more information on the DLP, please contact DCHR at (202) 442-9700, option 2.