The ACES Program is held both Fall and Spring semesters. The program is open to American University and DC Consortium students, studying at the graduate and undergraduate level (at least a second semester sophomore) who are maintaining a B average, and who are at least 18 years of age. Other criteria:
- Must be able to pass security clearance. (Clearances will begin prior to acceptance in the program.)
- Must be registered for the course for both the academic and internship components.
- Student must demonstrate that he/she is a responsible, dependable, and mature individual and pass a personal post-application interview with the instructor.
For consideration applications must be submitted by August 31 for Fall semester, and by December 31 for Spring semester.
A complete application includes:
- Resume & Transcripts
- Letter of interest
- At least two references