Public Safety Cadets

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HSI Student Volunteer Program Internship Opportunity for Public Safety Cadets
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is offering Student Volunteer Program Internships in their Chicago office.  The internships would start in February 2023.  The Student Volunteer Program (SVP) allows students to explore career options as well as develop personal and professional skills.  Students will be exposed to the HSI work environment and will learn about the mission and responsibilities of various HSI components and programs.  Additionally, selected applicants will be involved in professional projects and work activities related to their academic studies; including investigative assistance, special projects, and administrative duties.  The SVP positions are unpaid and will be assigned to either the HSI Chicago or HSI O’Hare International Airport office. 
Click below for application materials.  Only completed applications received by the deadline, September 2, 2022will be considered. Applicant must be at least 18 years old and enrolled in an accredited college/university, trade school, graduate or professional school among additional qualifications listed in the attached.  Interested individuals that have any questions can contact a HSI recruiter at the following email address: with any questions.  
Remember, you must submit your application materials no later than midnight on September 01, 2022.  Check with your local HSI office for additional internships available.

As we build our library of agencies and their requirements for you to join them, we found this website,, that is great for learning the requirements for all agencies whether Local, State of Federal.  This will help Cadets understand why PSC emphasizes character in each Cadet- because it is required to be a Public Safety Officer.  You also can learn what education is needed for your favorite agency.  Start planning now for your career.

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We will also highlight successful Public Safety leaders who, like our Cadets, began their careers in high school during their time with their local Law Enforcement youth group.