FAQs for Intern Candidates and Graduating Students

Entry-Level FAQs

Q: I’m interested in a career at Booz Allen. When should I apply and how do I submit my application?
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A: There are several ways to be considered for an opportunity at Booz Allen. If you’re still on campus, you can find us at various career fairs and university events near you. You can also apply online by searching for a position that best fits your background. Know someone at Booz Allen? Ask that they refer you for a current opportunity. 

Q: Do you offer relocation assistance?
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A: Yes, we offer relocation assistance for some of our positions. Allocation of relocation assistance is determined by the hiring team. 

Q: Where are your opportunities located?
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A: Our opportunities are located across the country, but most of our entry-level opportunities are in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. 

Q: Do I need previous work experience to be considered for a position at Booz Allen?
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A: While previous work experience is a plus, it is not required. We review academic work, volunteering history, extracurricular involvement, and other experiences that demonstrate the skills you’ll bring to Booz Allen.

Q: What can I do to increase my chances of being selected by Booz Allen for an opportunity?
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A: In addition to reviewing all of the open positions on our website, you can build your network, approach us as an employer of interest if you see us on your campus, be sure to put your best foot forward in writing your resume, and be prepared for the interview process. We look for students who demonstrate that they have a passion and willingness to learn. 

Q: Do I need to have a security clearance to be considered for an opportunity at Booz Allen?
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A: No, you do not need to currently hold a security clearance to be considered. All candidates must be eligible to obtain a clearance and work in the United States indefinitely without restrictions, but an existing security clearance (although a plus!) is not a requirement.

Q: Is travel required?
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A: While not typically required, some teams will require travel for your role. Your recruiter can let you know more details once you’re being considered for a specific position. 

Q: What benefits do you offer?
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A: We offer our full-time employees a comprehensive total rewards package. You can learn more by visiting our benefits page

Q: Why should I choose to start my career at Booz Allen?
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A: Choosing to start your career at Booz Allen means choosing a company where you will be empowered to unlock your full potential and change the world. Here you will have access to mentors, 5000+ online courses, tuition assistance, a healthy work-life balance, and more. Read more about life at Booz Allen.

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