The Department of Homeland Security offers a number of programs to support students pursuing degrees in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or other law enforcement-related courses of study. These programs are designed to provide students with practical training and hands-on experience in Federal law enforcement activities that support the mission and goals of the Department. Along with playing a vital role in securing our country and preserving our freedoms, these programs are an exciting professional growth opportunity to challenge the mind and cultivate skills and talents.
Become a part of our talented, dedicated, and diverse workforce.
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.
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.