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    This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

    ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/.

    Intern NTE appointments are made on a temporary basis not to exceed 1 year from the time of the initial appointment to complete temporary projects perform labor-intensive tasks not requiring subject-matter expertise, or to fill traditional summer jobs. Appointments may be extended in 1 year increments up to the established caps. Intern NTEs may be converted to a term, career, or career-conditional appointment non-competitively if requirements are met.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring.  These authorities are subject to change.

    Who May Apply:

    • U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full or half-time basis as a degree seeking student.  

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    Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Duty Location: Washington, DC.

    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

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    Job duties will vary depending on the area of study and position. Representative duties for this position include:

    • Performing a variety of assignments designed to provide training, experience and technical competence in the methods, procedures, principles, theories, and techniques for the collection and analysis of program specific reports, as well as studies pertaining to an assigned area of ICE program emphasis.
    • Handling routine matters and referring inquiries to appropriate personnel based on knowledge of programs and functions, assignments, internal procedures and relationships.
    • Participating with professional staff in the development and analysis of research, documents and data required by managers
    • Assisting in planning and organizing actions necessary to accomplish short-and-long range program goals.
    • Working closely with supervisor and other staff members to develop resolutions of problems/issues and making basic recommendations.
    • Performing a broad range of duties using various computer software programs to perform such operations as updating, revising, sorting, calculating, and manipulating data in spreadsheets.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full or half time basis as a degree seeking student.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465895600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.