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    This is an excepted service appointment under the Department of Justice Pathways Internship Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may, at agency discretion, be converted to a term or permanent appointment. An intern converted to a term appointment may be subsequently converted non-competitively into a permanent competitive service position before the term expires.

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    The Office of Policy and Legislation (OPL) is a team of attorneys and policy analysts in the Criminal Division that work with components across DOJ to develop, review, and evaluate national crime, sentencing, and corrections policy and legislation.

    As a Program Analyst Trainee (DOJ Pathways Intern), you will work with the OPL staff to increase your knowledge, skills, and abilities while assisting analysts and attorneys. The work assignments may involve any of the following tasks:

    • Assist in developing and conducting basic quantitative and qualitative data and statistical analysis and studies relating to a variety of crime and criminal justice issues, utilizing data and statistical analysis programs and applications such as SPSS, Stata, and ArcGIS.
    • Participate in reviewing research studies, data analyses, and program evaluations in order to brief management on new findings and developments in the field.
    • Assist in preparing analytical reports and responses to inquiries from Division and Department officials Congressional committees and others.
    • Provide administrative support to section managers and attorneys.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527718200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.