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Pathways Opportunities

Let your education give your career wings.

The need to recruit and develop future leaders is a top priority for the Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS), so we’re always interested in connecting with top-performing college graduates, as well as current high school and college students.

AFCS promotes employment opportunities for students and recent graduates through the Pathways Programs. These programs include:

  • Pathways for Recent Graduates – For individuals who have graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs in the past two years. Includes the Air Force PALACE Acquire and COPPER CAP Programs.
  • Pathways for Students – For current students. Includes the popular Internship Program and the Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program.

Find the program that’s right for you and begin your journey to a successful career with AFCS.

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