US Department of Homeland Security Overview

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  • www.dhs.gov
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 2004
  • Government
  • National Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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The US Department of Homeland Security exists to keep America safe. Created in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the department is devoted to keeping the US safe from natural and man-made disaster. Its activities include domestic nuclear detection, intelligence ...

US Department of Homeland Security Reviews

3.8
75%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
Approve of CEO
Kirstjen Nielsen
Kirstjen Nielsen
220 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Good place to work"

May 5, 2022 - Contract Specialist
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Work/Life Balance is important to this agency.

Cons

Limited location options limit opportunities abroad.
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Diversity & Inclusion at US Department of Homeland Security

3.9
(317 Reviews)

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How is diversity at US Department of Homeland Security?

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US Department of Homeland Security Interviews

Experience
Positive67%
Negative12%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online70%
In Person11%
Employee Referral10%
Difficulty
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  1. Management Trainee Interview

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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Straightforward and conversational!
    I did a phone interview as well as a video interview they were very informative and calm. I loved that they made sure I was comfortable so that way I was able to relax and interview.
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US Department of Homeland Security Awards & Accolades

  • Federal 100 AwardFederal Computer Week2015
  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government AgenciesDiversityBusiness.com2012

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US Department of Homeland Security FAQ

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What is paid time off like at US Department of Homeland Security?

...benefits paid time off and sick leave accrued every pay period...

May 13, 2021

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