CAAA Intern Program


What does it mean to be an intern? Within the Army there are two main categores of entry level (intern) positions:

Entry level opportunities for both interns (those working towards a degree) and recent graduates are offered through Army Materiel Command's (AMC) Intern Program. These two programs offer an exciting hands-on approach to gaining the skills and experience in developing products and services for the Warfighter. During your internship, you will acquire valuable technical and work-related skills through formal classroom and on-the-job training. You will be assigned a mentor, who will help you along your career path in developing your area of expertise, so you can become a valued member of this command!

Student Intern Program

This program is for current students. The new Internship Program provides students in high schools, colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education. For more information regarding this program, click here.

Recent Grads Program

This program is intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who, within the previous two years, graduated from qualifying educational institutions with an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from qualifying educational institutions. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree or certificate completion to apply. For more information about this program click here .

What is CAAA?

CAAA's mission is to receive, store, ship, produce, renovate, and demilitarize conventional ammunition, missiles and related components to meet contingency requirements in support of the Joint Force.


Along with a competitive salary and job related benefits, you will receive valuable on-the-job training that will provide you a career and not just a job. You will be provided with promotion opportunities as you develop your skills in your area of expertise.

Additionally, the Department of Defense offers excellent

  • Competitive salaries
  • Vacation and sick leave (you will earn 13 vacation days and 13 sick days a year for the first 3 years; after three years of service, you will receive 20 vacation days per year and after 15 years of service you will receive 26 vacation days a year).
  • Life and health insurance for non-temporary employees
  • 10 paid federal holidays
  • Possibility of telework (per mission and supervisor approval)
  • Paid employment-related training and education
  • Flexible spending account and long-term care insurance
  • Retirement program with a 401-K style investment plan with matching employer contribution
  • Possible relocation expenses

How to apply

Once the positions are announced, read the announcement multiple times, work carefully on your resume and submit your resume and any requested documents in accordance with the instructions in the announcement. For all vacancies, please check the for CAAA's job vacancies.


The following presentations help assist in understanding the opportunities and application process.