The Department of Homeland Security offers a number of programs to support law students. These programs are designed to provide aspiring legal professionals with practical training and substantial individual responsibility in areas that support the mission and goals of the General Counsel’s Office. Along with gaining hands-on experience supporting the Department’s efforts to secure the Nation in a manner that is lawful and consistent with the civil rights and civil liberties of our citizens and residents, these programs are an exciting professional growth opportunity to challenge the mind and cultivate skills and talents.
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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.
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.