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Presidential Management Fellows Program

Designed for graduate-level students, this program aims to attract to the federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. The PMF program is spans the entire federal government and is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Acquisition Career Opportunities

Acquisition Career Opportunities

You can be part of a team that procures over $20 billion worth of goods and services annually in support of the Department's mission. This is the third largest procurement budget in the federal government. 

Federal Protective Service

Careers in the Federal Protective Service

The Federal Protective Service plays a leading role in the protection of our nation’s critical infrastructure, with lead responsibility for ensuring a safe and secure working environment for federal workers and visitors in approximately 9,000 federal facilities nationwide.

DHS Cybersecurity

DHS is recruiting dynamic and cutting edge professionals to protect the nation’s cyberspace.


Legal Externship (Volunteer) Program

The Legal Externship (Volunteer) Program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is a volunteer program during the fall or spring semesters offering law students the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and to earn academic credit while working in the headquarters Office of the General Counsel, located in Washington, D.C.

Working professionals

Law Student Summer Volunteer Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking applicants for the General Counsel's Law Student Summer Volunteer Program.

FLETC College Intern Program

The FLETC College Intern Program provides a unique opportunity for college students majoring in criminal justice, criminology, or a related field of study from across the country, to participate in a federal law enforcement training environment.

CBP Explorer Program

The CBP Explorer Program offers opportunities in character building, good citizenship, and fitness for young men and women ages 14 through 21. CBP has Law Enforcement Explorer Posts, both at ports of entry and at Border Patrol sectors, which provide Explorers with practical training and hands-on experience in federal law enforcement-related activities.

Summer Research Team Program

Early career faculty and up to two students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) are selected as teams to participate in the Summer Research Team Program. The program is designed to provide research opportunities to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and goals of the Department.

Seaborg Institute Nuclear Science Summer Internship Program

The Seaborg Institute Nuclear Science Summer Internship Program is a specialized internship program that seeks graduate students from research universities across the nation to work in critical skills areas related to nuclear forensics.


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