Job Title:Pathways Internship- Student Trainee (Law Clerk)
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Job Announcement Number:DHSHQ12-755400-GC
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|$51,630.00 to $67,144.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, September 28, 2012 to Monday, October 15, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Term NTE 9/01/2013|
|Many vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
WHO MAY APPLY:
|This opportunity is open to second year law students, as well as third-year law students in a qualifying law school program.|
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
The General Counsel is the chief legal officer for DHS and oversees and integrates more than 1800 attorneys throughout the Department. The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for ensuring that departmental activities comply with applicable legal requirements, as well as establishing that the Departments efforts to secure the Nation are consistent with the civil rights and civil liberties of our citizens and observe the rule of law. As one of the few elements within DHS that operates in every realm of the department, OGC provides legal advice on areas such as national security, immigration, litigation, international law, intellectual property, maritime safety and security, transportation security, border security law, cyber security, fiscal and appropriations law, federal procurement, environmental law, and many others. OGC also provides legal services in several areas where the law intersects with the achievement of mission goals, such as the coordination of the Departments rule making activities, managing interdepartmental clearance of proposed legislation, and providing legal training for law enforcement officers.
Pathways Summer Law Intern Program
Summer Law Interns may expect to be assigned positions which offer both valuable experience and substantial individual responsibility. Successful candidates are hired to work in the Office of the General Counsel in Washington, D.C. on a term appointment not to exceed September 1, 2013. During the course of the summer, Law Interns will have the opportunity to work in one or more of the nine legal divisions within the Office of the General Counsel headquarters: Immigration, General Law, Intelligence, Legal Counsel, Technology Programs, Regulatory Affairs, Ethics, Operations & Enforcement, and National Protection and Programs. They may interact with clients, attend legislative hearings, and meet with attorneys and representatives from other agencies over the course of the summer.
Our Pathways Summer Law Internship Program also includes an extensive orientation on the operating divisions of DHS and the federal government in Washington D.C., including visits to DHS operational sites such as the U.S. Coast Guard Washington Air Station, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Forensic Document Laboratory, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspections facility at Dulles International Airport.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of General Counsel.
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- Must be 16 years of age or older.
- You must be able to obtain/maintain Suitability clearance level.
- Male applicants born after 12/31/59 Selective Service registration required