Job Overview


Program Analyst positions are available in both the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT), in the Criminal Division, Department of Justice. Please indicate on your application which section(s) you would like to be considered for.

This is a term appointment (not to exceed 24 months).  

ICITAP: The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism. ICITAP supports both national security and foreign policy objectives. ICITAP works in close partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of Defense, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation; these agencies fund ICITAP's programs.

OPDAT: The Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) was established to assist in the development of foreign justice sector institutions and to enhance the administration of justice abroad. OPDAT works with, and is funded by, agencies such as the State Department, Department of Defense, and other agencies as circumstances dictate. OPDAT engages with counterparts to develop effective criminal codes, improve justice sector institutional structures and relationships, and enhance the professional capabilities of prosecutors, judges, defense attorneys, and select law enforcement officers to help create more responsive and responsible criminal justice systems and foster international cooperation.


As a Program Analyst, you will:

  • Serve as a program analyst on a regional operations team and assists management and senior program analysts in defining and implementing program goals and performance standards established for the region.
  • Assist in reviewing the operations of projects and programs.
  • Research, analyze and prepare background information on the legal, social, political and economic circumstances of countries where future program projects are planned, functioning as a headquarters program representative when needed.
  • Assist in budget development and tracking processes, review invoices, and assist in analyzing financial reports.

Travel Required

  • Not Required