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How to Turn Your Education and Experience into a Career with DHS

Ready to make an impact?  Click here to get startedThere are thousands of jobs and opportunities at the Department of Homeland Security for people with a variety of educational backgrounds and work experiences. The hiring programs listed on this Web site are organized by field of interest, and the table below is intended to help you understand what specific positions you may want to apply for based on your academic major or work experience. The table will also help you search by job title and assist in locating current positions available on USAJOBS.gov, the federal government's official jobs Web site.

Please note that the below table is not all-inclusive of job opportunities available and is not a listing of currently open positions. The table provides examples of the type of positions often available and at varying levels of responsibility. You can apply your talent and experience to a number of administrative, developmental, and entry-level positions with a degree in most academic majors.

If you majored/have experience in… Here are positions that might be right for you!
Accounting Accountant
Auditor
Contract Specialist
Financial Manager
Financial Administrator
Intelligence Specialist
Anthropology Program Analyst
Management Analyst
Any Major / General Interest Human Resource Specialist
Administrative Officer
Management Analyst
Logistics Management
Paralegal Specialist
Contract Representative
Contract Specialist
Public Affairs Specialist
Writer or Writer-Editor
Contract Administration
General Investigator
Program Analyst
Business Budget Analyst
Contract Specialist
Program Analyst
Chemistry Chemist
Intelligence Specialist
Communications Telecommunications Manager
Communications Specialist
Public Affairs Specialist
Writer or Writer-Editor
Computer Science Information Technology Specialist
Computer Scientist
Corrections Correctional Institution Administrator
Correctional Officer
Program Analyst
Criminal Justice Border Patrol Agent
Criminal Investigator
General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance
Compliance Inspection and Support
Cybersecurity Security
Intelligence Analyst
Computer Engineer
Electronic Engineer
Computer Scientist
Investigative Analyst
Investigation
Criminal Investigator
Information Technology Specialist
Economics Budget Analyst
Contract Specialist
Education Education and Training Specialist
Employee Development Specialist
Training Instructor
Engineering Computer Engineer
General Engineer
Industrial Engineer
Systems Engineer
English and Literature Public Affairs Specialist
Writer or Writer-Editor
Administrative and Programs Specialist
Program Analyst
Program Manager
Management Analyst
Environmental Studies Administrative and Programs Specialist
Finance Budget Analyst
Financial Analyst
Foreign Language Border Patrol Agent
Customs and Border Protection Officer
Language Specialist
Equal Employment Specialist
Intelligence Specialist
History Miscellaneous and Programs Specialist
Management Analyst
Program Analyst
Human Resource Management Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
Human Resource Specialist
Position Classification Specialist
Information Technology Information Technology Specialist
Program Manager
Management Analyst
Computer Programmer
International Relations Intelligence Specialist
Language Specialist
Management and Program Analyst
Journalism Public Affairs Specialist
Writer or Writer-Editor
Program Analyst
Law Attorney
Paralegal Specialist
Legal Assistance
Law Enforcement Border Patrol Agent
Criminal Investigator
Customs and Border Protection Officer
Immigration Inspector
General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance
Liberal Arts/Humanities Contact Representative
Customs and Border Protection Officer
Equal Opportunity Compliance Specialist
Management Analyst
Program Analyst
Management Administrative Officer
Logistics Management Specialist
Management Analyst
Workforce Development Specialist
Administrative and Program Specialist
Program Analyst
Support Services Administrator
Management Information Systems Computer Scientist
Information Technology Specialist
Financial Manager
Logistics Management Specialist
Management Analyst
Miscellaneous Administrative and Programs Specialist
Operations Research Analyst
Program Analyst
Program Manager
Mathematics Computer Scientist
Operations Research
Statistician
Systems Engineer
Political Science/Government Budget Analyst
Administrative and Programs Specialist
Program Analyst
Public Affairs Specialist
Psychology Human Resources Specialist
Psychologist
Policy Analyst
Public Administration Budget Analyst
Management Analyst
Administrative and Programs Specialist
Program Analyst
Policy Analyst
Public Relations Contact Representative
Public Affairs Specialist
Purchasing Contract Specialist
Sociology Program Analyst
Statistics Information Technology Specialist
Mathematical Statistician
Operations Research Analyst
Program Analyst
Statistician
Systems Analysis Information Technology Specialist
Administrative and Programs Specialist
Management Analyst
Program Analyst

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