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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:
Year Round FY16 Program
For the year round FY16, 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 Year Round FY16 Application Timeline|
|August 21, 2015||Application goes live on website|
|September 18, 2015||Deadline for Application|
|September 16, 2015||Pre-screening process (Interviews & review Writing samples)+|
|September 29, 2015||Mandatory Meet & Greet interview session with agencies and applicants. This activity will influence selection process.|
|October 12, 2015||Program Start date|
|May 26, 2016||Program completion date & ceremony|
To apply, visit Employment Opportunities
Supporting Documents: (All documents must be attached or your application will be incomplete and will not be processed.)
For more information on the DLP, please contact DCHR at (202) 442-9700, option 2.