Who We Are:

Business Staffing of America, Inc. in conjunction with The Zion Group, Inc has been contracted to identify, recruit and hire interns for a 15-week program for the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command in Rock Island, IL and Tacoma, WA and McAlester, OK. The majority of positions will be in the Rock Island, IL facility.

When: January 14, 2019 for 15 weeks

Application Due: September 21, 2018.

Compensation to You:

Intern awardees will be paid a $500.00 weekly stipend ($7,500.00 total internship) and travel, and lodging.

The Benefit to You:

  • Paid Job opportunity
  • Career networking opportunity
  • Accumulate Evidence of Your Abilities
  • Federal Holidays are observed
  • Improve your confidence


Who We Are Looking For:

The ideal candidate shall be a student of at least

  • Junior or senior class standing in undergraduate school,
  • A graduate student who is currently enrolled or have graduated within the six months prior to the start of the period of performance.
  • Each candidate shall possess at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • The candidate shall also be able to pass a background investigation.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.


These individuals shall be enrolled in a Minority Serving Institution such as a:


Location 1: Rock Island, Il

U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal

Major Desired:

  1. Business: Management, Finance, Accounting, Program Management, Logistics
  2. Communications
  3. Information Technology: Data Analysis, Programming, Computer Skills, Experts Level MS Access
  4. Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Chemical, Any
  5. Legal: Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Law, Knowledge of Lexis or Westlaw
  6. Natural Science: Health Physics, Radiological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics,Calculus
  7. Human Resources: Healthcare Administration, Public Policy/Public Administration - Must be able to obtain a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) Certification upon acceptance.


Location 2: McAlester, OK

Major Desired: Accounting or Business

Location 3: Tacoma, WA

Major Desired: Logistics, Business, Management, Engineering


How to Apply:

To complete your application, you must click on "apply to position" below and follow the instructions by filling in the required information.

Please make sure you have all the required documentation prior to starting the application process.


Requirements for completing the application:


Step 1: Upload a copy of your resume

Step 2: Upload a copy of your transcripts - Unofficial copies accepted but should clearly display the applicant's first and last name, and school logo.

Step 3: Provide 2 references from a professor/advisor - Email required

Step 4: Complete a video essay of at least 200 words - Please tell us about yourself, your career goals and why an internship with the US Army would help your career.


For the 2019 Winter program, please complete this application as soon as possible. First come, First Interviewed.


If you have any questions or concerns with application, please call Keith Pomocnik at 312-559-9222 Ext 7.

Special Note Regarding College Credit:

Colleges/Universities with students selected for an internship are encouraged to grant three (3) academic college credits to the interns upon the completion of the program. However, the college or university officials at each institution are the authority of final decisions. Students should discuss arrangements with their institutions, prior to starting the program.