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FEATURED JOB: Academic Specialist at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Job Title: Academic Specialist (Strategic Engagement Coordinator)
Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Defense Security Cooperation Agenc
Office: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Pay Scale: AD 2
Application Close Date: October 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Duty Locations: Ft. McNair, Washington DC

POSITION SUMMARY/OFFICE DESCRIPTION

This position is located at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). The mission of the Africa Center is to advance African security by expanding understanding, providing a trusted platform for dialogue, building enduring partnerships, and catalyzing strategic solutions.

POSITION DUTIES

Working as part of the Research and Strategic Communications team, the Academic Specialist is responsible for managing the Center's website and social media presence in order to disseminate the Center's key research findings and best practices to a wide-range of African and international stakeholders.

  • Maintain and manage the Center's social media presence in alignment with its mission and brand.
  • Curate the Center's YouTube channel, including reviewing for SEO, creating playlists, and rotating featured videos.
  • Develop and implement creative targeted outreach strategies through social and digital media and use a variety of strategic methods and techniques to reach a diverse civilian, military, scholar-practitioner, and international audience.
  • Manage the Africa Center's website, including posting and curating all content, acquiring images, implementing a rigorous maintenance schedule, maintain security and functionality of plug-ins and applications, designing and implementing new features and functionalities, and maximizing SEO.
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise in African security issues. Track recent publications, current events, and developments among the African security community and hubs and maintain a strong familiarity with all Center publications and products.
  • Track media coverage of Africa security issues on a daily basis and periodically generate the Center's Daily Media Review.
  • Professionally engage target audiences, media, information hubs, and scholars via external social media fora so as to enhance exposure of Africa Center products.
  • Monitor and provide analysis of metrics of the Center's social media performance so as to maximize impact. Assess opportunities and implement innovative approaches for promoting and communicating Africa Center products, to include formulating and leading specific activities.
  • Stay abreast of changing uses and capabilities of social media networks and adapt the Center's strategy as needed, this includes modifying communication campaign plans to disseminate information through timely and relevant media resources.
  • Design and develop infographics, charts, maps, or other images to convey key academic findings.
  • Film, edit, and publish videos, including title slides, SEO-compliant titles, tags, descriptions, and other features.
  • Work on long-term web design and structural updates, install applications and plug-ins, and create new architecture as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Have a master's degree and relevant professional expertise or experience and documented evidence of relevant knowledge and aptitude in African security studies and program management.
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress website management, including designing, customizing, and implementing new features and functionalities; testing and validating plug-ins; managing all aspects of the content management system; understanding front-end technologies, including PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery; and implementing a comprehensive site maintenance schedule.
  • Strong understanding of the Google Search Console and Google Analytics.
  • Expert knowledge of how to use social media, digital media, and strategic communications to develop relevant and effective tactics and campaigns that reach targeted audiences and further the Center's strategic communications objectives.
  • Experience managing video and audio files online and offline.
  • Demonstrated experience and track record of engaging social media audiences on and increasing the understanding of contemporary and emerging African issues.
  • Experience with social media messaging and responding to current events on social channels.
  • Deep understanding of Africa's societally-based security challenges, trends, and priorities.
  • At least five years' professional or academic experience focused on Africa, social and digital media, and website management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a Strategic Communications team.
  • Experience in graphic design.
  • Skilled in conducting audience and social media analysis and evaluation of products to ensure the Africa Center's digital content is meeting key objectives.
  • Demonstrated time-and task-management skills.

DESIRED

  • Experience in developing new insights and applying creative thinking and innovative solutions.
  • Hands-on experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • French language proficiency.

SECURITY CLEARANCE

Selectee must undergo a background investigation for a Secret security clearance.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For more information and to apply, please see the following: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512843300

FEATURED JOB: Program Coordinator (DoD Programs) at the Institute of International Education

Job Title: Program Coordinator, DoD Programs
Company: Institute of International Education
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Close Date: Until Filled
Duty Locations: Metro DC area

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator, DoD Programs executes the daily work flow of programs or services within IIE under the direction of an IIE manager, but s/he is able to execute with minimal supervision. Provides administrative support to program leadership to include meeting coordination, travel, and expense report processing. Carries out activities related to the Boren Awards or other DoD programs at IIE, including such functions as outreach and selection, event planning, advising grantees or prospective grantees, and other duties necessary to ensure quality implementation of IIE programs. Works with other team members in the execution of tasks and day-to-day activities and communicates the status of activities on a regular basis with the program team and other relevant team members within IIE.

Job Duties:

  • Works with program team and sponsor to coordinate outreach and regular communication to program participants through webinars, advertising and emails.
  • Reviews and updates awardees data and grant documentation
  • Reviews and processes scholarship applications for technical completeness and accuracy; follows up with applicants as needed to complete materials.
  • Coordinates events logistics related to informational webinars, selection panels, program events, and IIE events. Events management responsibilities include catering, logistics, document preparation, and coordination of participant transportation and lodging.
  • Organizes and sends out award notifications and follows up with awardees on their scholarship acceptances. Provides ongoing support and advising for participants while on program.
  • Communicates regularly with relevant team members within IIE to ensure consistent awareness of work status, and that all program deliverables are met on time.
  • Tracks and coordinates participant scholarship payments and ensures proper execution of participant reimbursements.
  • Coordinates and analyzes program data to meet sponsor deliverables and ad hoc data requests as needed.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
  • Requires at least two years of related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to process an often-changing, workload with multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team-based structure.
  • Demonstrated multicultural sensitivity.
  • Interest in international exchanges and/or international experience.
  • Fluency in English written and oral. Fluency in a critical language highly desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS Office 2010 applications including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook; internet software and database software.

Required Materials

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply, please see the following: https://iie.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/2766

FEATURED JOB: Intelligence Analyst at Ntrepid (federal contractor)

Job Title: Intelligence Analyst
Company: Ntrepid
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Close Date: Until Filled
Duty Locations: Herndon, VA

Position Summary:

The analyst will carry out various analytical tasks for a government customer. These tasks will include desk research, open-source data collection and analysis, and the use of in-house software and tools. The analyst role will require up-to-date knowledge of geopolitical issues as well as technological developments especially as they pertain to social media, social network analysis, predictive analytics, and agent- based modeling. The Analyst is expected to improve-up and develop strong writing, research, analysis, and communication skills. This position also requires the analyst to conduct in-depth research in multiple languages.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct independent, detailed, Open-Source research and analysis on client driven initiatives and topics
  • Be familiar with social media platforms and data from social networking sites
  • Develop analytic and well-organized written products
  • Brief supervisor(s) on findings and reports 

  • Ability to quickly gain expertise on a new topic 

  • Ability to work under own direction and show initiative, ideas and creativity 

  • Attend topical or industry conferences as required

Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a US Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalency (Master’s Preferred)
  • Ability to quickly gain expertise on a new topic 

  • Ability to work under own direction and show initiative, ideas and creativity 

  • Ability to master the products and methodologies that are used to create client deliverables
  • Foreign language proficiency: Farsi, Dari, Pashtu, Urdu, or Arabic (3+ and higher)

Required Materials

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply, please see the following: https://careers-ntrepidcorp.icims.com/jobs/1482/intelligence-analyst-i/job?mobile=false&width=960&height=500&bga=false&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=0&jun1offset=0

If you have any questions about this position, please reach out to Alice Naghshineh at alice.naghshineh@ntrepidcorp.com.

FEATURED JOB: Research Analyst at The Camstoll Group

Job Title: Research Analyst (Arabic/ Farsi/ French/ Japanese/ Russian/ Spanish/ Turkish/ Urdu/ General)
Company: The Camstoll Group
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Close Date: Rolling Applications
Duty Locations: Los Angeles, CA; Washington, DC

Office Description:

The Camstoll Group is a tight-knit, fast-growing sanctions and illicit finance research and advisory firm with decades of combined government and private sector experience combating the world's most complex national security and financial crime challenges.

Utilizing proprietary open-source research methods, network analysis, and data analytics, we generate insights into today's most complex policy, regulatory, and competitive challenges. In particular, we are experts in assessing and analyzing markets impacted by regulatory risk, sanctioned actors, political upheaval, violent conflict, and corruption. Our clients are financial institutions, multinational corporations, law firms, and governments.

Position Summary

We are seeking full-time research analysts with one to five years of professional experience to conduct groundbreaking open-source research on a variety of foreign affairs and national security issues. Candidates with professional proficiency in strategic languages including Arabic, Farsi, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, or Urdu may be preferred for some positions.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be intelligent, accomplished, and energetic as demonstrated by his or her academic and professional credentials. The analyst position requires creative and proactive critical thinking skills, an insatiable appetite for foreign affairs and international policy, experience finding and researching online and offline information resources, strong written and oral communication skills, and an ability to manage priorities in meeting deadlines.

Individuals with additional experience in business intelligence research, conflict and illicit finance analysis, banking sector risk management and compliance, and other national security-related matters may wish to apply.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Free parking or subsidized Metro Pass
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with gourmet coffee, healthy snacks, and beverages
  • Collaborative and modern open-plan workspace

Required Materials

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample (3-10 pages)

Application Instructions

Please submit your application materials via the links provided below. These opportunities are immediate openings and will be available on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

Arabic-Proficient Research Analyst (Washington, DC):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=C4220

Farsi-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4215

French-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4222

Japanese-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4213

Russian-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4214

Spanish-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4221

Turkish-Proficient Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA; Washington, DC):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4219

Urdu-Proficient Research Analyst (Washington, DC):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4218

Research Analyst (Los Angeles, CA; Washington, DC):
https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=c4212

EXCLUSIVE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Information Session - RSVP Now

Event Summary

What: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Information Session
Where: NGA, 3200 South 2nd Street, St. Louis, Missouri, 63118
Event Date: Thursday, November 08, 2018
Event Time: 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM CDT(check-in begins at 7:30AM in the Visitor Center)
RSVP Due Date: Friday, October 19, 2018(11:59 PM Eastern Time) -- Please note that late RSVPs will not be accepted

Agenda

0730: Arrival at Visitor Control Center
0815: Opening Remarks
0830: NGA Overview Brief
0900: Student Internship / NGA Employment Presentations
0930: Panel Discussion and Q&A: Representatives from Analysis, Source, Research, and IT Career Services
1045: NGA-West Complex Tour
1115: Networking Lunch
1200: Group Photo
1230: Departure

RSVP Instructions

You will find the RSVP sheet attached to this email. You will only be able to access the attachment when viewing this message through your NSEPnet mail tool. To RSVP, please fill out the form and return it to NSEP using the NSEPnet mail tool. To submit an RSVP, login to NSEPnet (https://www.nsepnet.org) and click on the "Mail" link in the top right corner of the homepage. After clicking on the "New" button, enter [AleiaMaculam] (brackets included) in the To: field and enter “NGA Information Session Nov 2018” in the subject line. Please attach your completed RSVP sheet to the email.

If you have trouble logging into NSEPnet, please send an email describing your issue to nsep@nsep.gov.

Your RSVP is due by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on October 19, 2018. Failure to follow the application instructions will result in rejection of your RSVP.

FEATURED JOB: Academic Specialist at the National Defense University

Job Title: Academic Specialist (Field Studies Program Coordinator)
Department: Department of Defense
Agency: National Defense University, International Student Management Office
Salary Range: $68,036 to $106,012 per year
Series & Grade: AD 2
Application Close Date: 02 November 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Duty Locations: Fort McNair, Washington, DC

POSITION SUMMARY/OFFICE DESCRIPTION

NDU develops joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense

ISMO advances joint security cooperation among international security leaders through student services, education, training, and engagement.

POSITION DUTIES

This position manages the Field Studies Program to include delivery of academic content, assessment of student learning outcomes, curriculum development, coordination with the American Studies program, and coordination with other NDU colleges to integrate Field Studies curriculum objectives within the larger academic objectives of professional military education.

Major Duties:

Develops, plans and implements a comprehensive Field Studies Program (FSP) in order to expose senior International Fellows (IFs) to a free and democratic society while they are in the United States attending NDU. Designs a dynamic and continuous program consisting of multiple field trips throughout the United States to agencies spanning the spectrum of American society, from multinational corporations to town hall meetings. Organizes and schedules local area tours and community cultural activities, in accordance with Security Assistance guidance and regulations.

Researches, plans and executes the selection and scheduling of FSP trips and is responsible for all associated logistical support. Ensures timely publication of academic materials for FSP participants. Requires multicultural, political and diplomatic sensitivity to ensure successful execution to meet USG security assistance and security cooperation objectives. Conducts program assessment to determine the value of visits relative to stipulated Department of Defense criteria for the FSP.

Manages, schedules and de-conflicts with other office functions. Interprets policy and program objectives for practicum planners, and oversees program budgets. Coordinates with leadership across NDU to integrate practicum objectives within the overall PME program objectives and to integrate practicum schedules with the collegiate academic calendars. Coordinates with ISMO staff to identify available planning resources and align available planners with Field Study Practicums.

Sets the strategic direction of ISMO Field Studies Programs, in collaboration with ISMO staff, the Provost's staff and other academic administrators, and provides administrative oversight for curriculum design and new program development.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited higher education institution in a field related to American Studies, Government, International Relations, International Studies, Comparative Politics, American History, Political Philosophy, Political Science, History, Higher Education, and Educational Leadership

One year of experience in strategic planning, curriculum development, program management or academic instruction, to include program and policy development.

Exceptional skill in writing and oral communications techniques in order to develop and convey assessments and recommendations to senior leaders.

Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships across and outside the university; ability to work with campus executives, deans, department chairs and faculty members

Knowledge of applicable federal laws and Department of Defense (DoD) regulations pertaining to security assistance programs, including International Military Education and Training (IMET) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Joint Professional Military Education (JPME)

Proficiency with one or more foreign languages

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For more information and to apply, please see the following: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512841400

FEATURED JOB: Intelligence Analyst (Urdu, Pashto, Malay, French) at COLSA Global

Job Title: Intelligence Analyst (Urdu, Pashto, Malay, French)
Company: COLSA Global
Government Contract Funder: DoD
Application Close Date: 11/01/2018
Duty Locations: Huntsville, AL or Remote

Position Summary/Duties

COLSA Global Corp, a subsidiary of COLSA Corporation, is seeking an Intelligence Analyst for the Open Source Monitoring and Analysis Managed Service Contract located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). This is a proposal effort with anticipated award any day.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Performing research, analysis (in a foreign language), and assessment of information from a variety of open sources of information
  • Writing a variety of reports describing assessments
  • Coordinating and collaborating with other analysts

Required Experience

  • Experience discovering and conducting research of journals, papers, and other material available on the Internet or other sources (strong academic experience is acceptable)
  • Near-native or Native-speaker or equivalent language skills in in Pashto, French, Urdu, Malay
  • Skills in Microsoft Office and other basic computer tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the Intelligence Cycle and intelligence analysis standards and tradecraft
  • Experience leading teams of researchers or analysts in an intelligence or academic organization

Security Clearance

Following a Conditional Offer of Employment (COE), selectee must undergo a background investigation for a SECRET security clearance.

Position Type

Full-Time, some second and third shift and weekend work

Required Materials

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

Application Instructions

To apply for this job, please send an email with your resume and cover letter to jobs@colsa-global.com.

Please use the following subject line: NSEP Intelligence Analyst (LANGUAGE) Application

For example, the applicant with Malay language skills would use the subject line: NSEP Intelligence Analyst (Malay) Application.

FEATURED JOB: Passport Specialist at the U.S. Department of State

Job Title: Passport Specialist
Department: Department of State
Agency/Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services
Salary Range: GS-05/07
Series & Grade: 0967; GS-05 or GS-07, depending on qualifications
Application Close Date: October 26, 2018
Duty Location: San Francisco, CA
Who May Be Considered: NSEP award recipients who have not completed the service requirement in full.

JOB SUMMARY

The men and women of the U.S. Department of State with their skills, character and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America’s diplomacy. Civil Service employees support the foreign policy mission from offices in Washington, D.C. and worldwide.

This position is located in the Adjudication section of the San Francisco Passport Agency, where the incumbent serves on a rotational basis in the Regular Adjudication and Public Application Units. Incumbent receives and examines passport applications for completeness and verification of the identity of the applicant and examines the evidence of citizenship submitted with the application to determine authenticity.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • One year probationary period, unless excepted or extended by regulation
  • Overtime may be required

DUTIES

As a passport specialist, you will receive, examine and adjudicate applications for the issuance, amendment, and replacement of passports forwarded by acceptance agents or presented by applicants or applicants’ representatives. You will examine evidence of citizenship submitted with applications to determine and judge authenticity and adequacy in relation to laws, regulations and procedures associated with the issuance of passports. You will maintain constant alertness to the possibility of fraudulent documentation of claims of identity and citizenship.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:

  • Knowledge of and experience in applying statutes, rules and regulations
  • Ability to identify inconsistencies in information/applications
  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Ability to synthesize information and make decisions
  • Ability to communicate in writing
  • Ability to work with people from different cultures/countries

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants applying for the GS-5 must meet one of the qualification requirements listed below:

General Experience

  1. Completion of three years of general experience, one of which was equivalent to the GS-04 level, involving the analysis, explanation, application, or interpretation of laws, rules, regulations, procedures, etc. Qualifying general experience may have been gained as a law clerk, contact representative, claims examiner, voucher examiner, or similar work with a government or private employer.
  2. OR

  3. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor’s degree.
  4. OR

  5. Combination of education and experience. If you do not qualify based on education or experience alone, you can combine your education and experience by converting each to a percentage and then adding the percentages. To calculate this, determine your total of qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required; then determine your education as a percentage of the education required; then add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least I 00 percent to qualify.

Applicants applying for the GS-7 must meet one of the qualification requirements listed below:

  1. Completion of at least 1 full year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal Service that demonstrates knowledge of immigration and/or nationality laws of the United States. Qualifying specialized experience may be have been gained in work such as developing, examining, investigating, or authorizing claims arising under the immigration and/or nationality laws of the United States.
  2. OR

  3. Completion of 1 full year of graduate level education in law, or other administrative or management fields related to the position. For your information, one academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
  4. OR

  5. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university AND you meet one of the following provisions of the superior academic achievement:
    1. A grade point average of "B" (3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale) for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study.
    2. A grade point average of "B+" (3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale) for all courses in your major field of study or those course in your major completed in the last two yours of your undergraduate study.
    3. Rank in the upper 1/3 of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision
    4. Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.

    Grade point averages should be rounded to one decimal point. For example, 2.95 is rounded to 3.0 and 2.94 is rounded to 2.9. NOTE: if more than 10% of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) was taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honor society.

    OR

  6. Combination of graduate level education and specialized experience.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  1. Resume, with at least three professional references.
  2. Cover Letter, which includes:
    1. Answers to the following questions
      1. Why do you want to be a Passport Specialist?
      2. How does becoming a Passport Specialist fit into your career goals?
      3. What skills have you developed that would make you a successful Passport Specialist?
  3. NSEP Letter of Certification. (Instructions on requesting an NSEP Letter of Certification are below)
  4. College Transcripts
  5. If you are a current or former federal employee, you will need to include your SF-50 (or similar document proving federal employment) with your application.
  6. If you are a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. military, you will need to include a DD-214 with your application.

NSEP Letter of Certification

You must include a copy of your NSEP letter of certification in your application. Letters of certification verify your special hiring authorities and non-competitive eligibility as an NSEP award recipient. You can request a copy of your letter through the homepage of your NSEPnet portal. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please submit all required materials to PPTJobs@state.gov.

Please use the following subject line when submitting your application package: NSEP Passport Specialist Application

EXCLUSIVE: 2019 DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis Internship

National Security Education Program
DHS Intelligence & Analysis Internship Opportunity

Are you interested in keeping America safe, secure and resilient?

If so, you are encouraged to apply to the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis 2019 NSEP Internship Program. This paid internship program provides participants the opportunity to gain practical work experience through research, report writing, briefing development and delivery, policy writing, intelligence analysis, and other activities. Selected interns will work full-time for a one-year period and are eligible for full government benefits.

Eligibility Criteria

  • NSEP Boren Scholars, Boren Fellows, or EHLS Scholars (must have a remaining federal service obligation)
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance
  • Written statement indicating applicant’s interest in participating in the program and how their skills can advance the I&A mission.

Required Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover letter, with answers to the following questions:
    1. Why do you want to participate in the DHS I&A Internship program?
    2. How can your skills advance the DHS mission?
  • Unofficial transcripts

How to Apply

Your application is due by Thursday, November 01, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Failure to follow the application instructions may result in rejection of your application.

Resume and Supporting Materials

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DHS I&A Internship 2019

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