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Working for ICE


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As a member of the ICE team, your experience, skills, and leadership will be applied to financial and trade investigations, cyber crimes, project analyses and management, litigating removal cases in immigration court, working with foreign authorities, intelligence gathering, investigations into arms and strategic technology violations, human trafficking and child exploitation. You may perform enforcement duties that include the apprehension, processing, detention and deportation of illegal or criminal aliens. Finally, you may work in any one of our technical, professional, administrative, or management occupations directly supporting our law enforcement mission.

How We Recruit and Hire

ICE positions are posted on USA JOBS, the federal government’s jobs website.

Internships, recent graduates, and Presidential Management Fellows Program opportunities can be found at the ICE Pathways Programs website.

ICE uses a competitive hiring process to carefully and systematically evaluate applicants based on experience, education, and on specified knowledge, skills, and abilities. All positions have certain minimum qualifications and requirements.

If you are interested in a specific position and believe you meet the requirements, follow the instructions on the announcement and apply for the job using the online system. Basic requirements include possessing U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation. Some positions require a written test and a physical. Applicants may be required to submit to a drug test.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 01/03/2018