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    Enforcement BureauOffice of the Bureau Chief - Computer Science/Data Management, Student Internship

    The Enforcement Bureau serves as the primary entity within the Commission responsible for enforcement of the Communications Act and other communications statutes, the Commission's rules, as well as Commission orders and authorizations. The Bureau, through firm, fast, flexible and fair enforcement of the Communications Act and the FCC's rules, promotes competition, protects consumers, resolves complaints, and fosters efficient use of the spectrum while furthering public safety goals.
  • Internship Period
    Spring 2020 (February 24, 2020 – June 22, 2020)
  • General Duties
    Computer science/data management intern will work with Bureau staff on a wide range of issues, which may include developing tools that will improve data quality; research on new technologies; assistance in drafting Commission documents (e.g., orders, public notices, staff reports and database reports); and analyzing and updating data reports. The intern will have the opportunity to attend and participate in meetings with Commission personnel and outside parties, and to take advantage of training and educational programs as appropriate.
  • Selection Criteria
    • Undergraduate student; entering junior-year and above; studying computer science, electrical engineering, network security, information assurance, information technology, mathematics, homeland security, emergency management or business.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Preferably, working knowledge of UNIX or LINUX, as well as SQL.
    • Current enrollment in a school or university that has been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • Be in good academic standing (i.e., must have at least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent).
    • Be a U.S. citizen. If not a U.S. citizen, must meet one the following criteria: 1) owe permanent allegiance to the United States (for example, natives of American Samoa and Swains Island); 2) be a lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B); or 3) be admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or have been granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and have filed a declaration of intention to become lawful permanent resident and citizen when eligible.
    • Education requirements must be met prior to appointment.
  • Application Information
    Cover letter, resumé and current transcript.
  • Email Application to
    Jon Minkoff, Chief Data Officer, Office of Bureau Chief
  • Application Deadline
    Applications for internships will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled.
  • Additional Information
    Unpaid Volunteer internship. Three Hundred (300) hour minimum requirement.