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We are looking for the right people to fight against terrorism and critical threats!

Read below to find out about full-time, consultant and internship opportunities with us.


We are looking for passionate, dedicated talented people who believe in our mission and work.

Full-Time Positions 

Anti-terrorism Officer


Paladin 7/The Counterterrorism Group (CTG) is always looking for new business opportunities and clients. To meet the needs of clients and contracts, we hire consultants who are subject matter experts and specialists in their field. We maintain a roster of vetted consultants that we can call upon for short or long term projects work for Paladin 7/The Counterterrorism Group (CTG). If you are interested in joining our Consultants Roster please read below and contact us. 


Professionals who work for The Counterterrorism Group (CTG) view international and national security as a higher calling, not merely a career or a job.  They are committed to professional excellence, good moral conduct, and helping their clients to create custom, integrated strategies to combat terrorism from all angles.  

Please fill out this form to apply to be on the Consultant Roster.  In filling it out, it does not mean you work for CTG.  We will contact you if we need your services.

Counterterrorism Internship Program (We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2024 Internship)

The Counterterrorism Group Internship Program is Looking for REMOTE Counterterrorism Intelligence Analyst, Intelligence Editors, Watch Officers, and Technical Specialist Interns (Four descriptions are below)



The mission of the Counterterrorism Group (CTG) is to protect individuals, organizations, personnel and places against acts of terrorism. CTG professionals develop customized services and solutions that help deter, detect, and defeat terrorism. CTG is looking for a select group of individuals to become Counterterrorism Intelligence Analysts Interns. Counterterrorism Intelligence Analysts Interns assess foreign and domestic terrorist groups as well as lone wolf terrorists to identify specific threats, warn of and preempt attacks, disrupt their networks, and eventually defeat terrorist organizations or individuals focused on committing an act of terrorism. Interns are expected to work remotely a minimum of 15 hours per week with weekly check-ins.  We are entirely remote and looking for people from all over the world.  As long as you are passionate about keeping people safe, have a solid work ethic, and a good internet connection, we want you!





  • Analyze large amounts of information and conduct investigations to gain an understanding of the issues and evolving situations to produce a range of intelligence products

  • Work as a world-watch officer analyzing and collecting data on daily terrorist events around the world

  • Develop knowledge about the intentions, motivations, capabilities, plans, recruitment techniques and leaders of terrorist organizations or individual terrorists

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, research, and writing skills

  • Problem-solving skills: A creative and open mind that will look at new ways to solve problems

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge to solving critical problems

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong regional geopolitical understanding

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, results-driven environment

  • Ability to operate autonomously to conduct collection, create solutions and support intelligence operations and production

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment

  • Ability to take the initiative in carrying out mission responsibilities based on guidance from leadership

  • Ability to utilize a broad range of technological and methodological tools and approaches to research, analyze, and present data (modeling, link analysis, or software)

  • Language proficiency in Arabic, French, and other critical languages is always desired

Watch Officer/GSOC (Global Security Operations Center) Analyst Intern 

The Counterterrorism Group (CTG) is seeking  Watch Officer/GSOC Analyst Interns to work as a member of our Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Team. The Watch Officer/GSOC Analyst Intern will work with a dedicated team to provide tactical and operational intelligence on a 24/7/365 basis taking action at the right moment to ensure the up to date reporting and initial analysis of global threats to ensure relevant stakeholders have accurate information and actionable intelligence to make critical decisions and manage/mitigate any crisis situations that may impact them.


  • Monitor and analyze global events to identify and assess threats

  • Identify and assess threats based on specifications, including the client’s international operations, assets, and personnel.

  • Monitor, Track, Report, and take appropriate actions on critical global incidents

  • Utilize several open-source intelligence (OSINT) tools and data platforms to gather information to analyze, process, and produce into actionable intelligence

  • Assist with the production of specific briefings or presentations

  • Support location-specific intelligence, including active and archived alerts; city and country intelligence; and interactive maps.

  • Provide notifications of threats based on geographies

  • Support the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Team and Watch Officer Manager (WOM) with all initiatives

  • As necessary, assist the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Team with ensuring the safety and security of the Client’s employees, offices, and assets

  • Report directly to the Daily Threat Activity Report (DTAR) Manager for the day and the DTAR Team Lead (TL) and WATCH Officer Manager (WOM) as needed

  • Work nights, weekends, and holidays (15 hours a week total)

  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Be a creative problem solver when it comes to working on solutions to Detect, Deter, and Defeat Terrorism, Mass Violence, Conflicts, and other threats

  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately analyze and draw conclusions by synthesizing raw data to determine what is a threat and turn that information from multiple, unrelated sources into a finished comprehensive product

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision, at times under adverse and stressful conditions

  • Availability to work on emergency situations during off-hours and, if necessary, for an extended period of time

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of a diverse organization. Must be able to interact and work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures and language barriers

  • A strong work ethic and focus on customer service and maintaining standards of excellence

  • Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and be an effective team member

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Willingness and ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations on a 24-hour basis

  • Ability to perform under pressure and respond rapidly to breaking situations within tight timelines

  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision and as part of a team

  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds and varying levels within a global organization

  • Ability to deal effectively with others in order to carry out the intelligence cycle in support of security operations.

  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, and verbal presentation skills


CTG’s Intelligence Editor will work on the various Intelligence teams responsible for producing timely and actionable intelligence to meet our mission. We are looking for editors who can quickly develop an understanding of the intelligence cycle, analytical tools, and critical issues and threats that CTG focuses on. We are looking for a creative and critical thinker who is collaborative and able to work in a flexible, adaptable, demanding environment that encourages innovation and new ideas. 


  • Draft, review, and edit reports focused on terrorism, crimes, and various threats to ensure proper visuals are utilized and what written analysis meets CTG’s standard and are written at the highest level before publication

  • Edit and review analytical and other reports to ensure the clear communication to both expert and non-expert audiences within the fields of organizational security, intelligence, national security, homeland security, law enforcement, military, for a wide range of agencies, organizations, and companies around the world

  • Evaluate data and visuals to ensure information is presented effectively to various audiences

  • Draft and update editorial resources to ensure a high level of writing and analysis among the Research and Development team.

  • Review reports for grammar, style, and effective communication

Required Skills:

  • Skills in copyediting, analysis, business writing, and data analysis

  • Understanding of and strong interest in terrorism, major crimes, threats, and critical issues in national and international security

  • Excellent interpersonal skills that allow for communication of technical concepts to both expert and non-expert audiences.

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Strong sense of accountability, self-motivated; excellent work ethic

  • Demonstrates flexibility, initiative, innovation, and creativity


The Counterterrorism Group (CTG) Technical Development Team is looking for creative and innovative Interns to work on solutions that fight against terrorism and various global threats. Interns are expected to work remotely a minimum of 15 hours per week with weekly check-ins.



  • Video Editor Intern: assist in the production, and editing digital stories and other information. Ideal candidate would have experience with video editing software, and have an attention to detail.

  • GIS Developer Intern: use geographical information systems and global positioning systems to provide analysis to teams and projects across the CTG. Interns will have the opportunity to work with data visualization, conduct spatial analysis, and manage GIS datasets to produce cartographic projects and reports. Interns will also work closely with the CTG elements to provide data collection support.

  • Web Development Intern: assist in updating and developing the CTG internal and external web sites, content management for our websites, assisting with development and design of Web Applications, assisting with online marketing - LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Assisting with online Database Applications. CTG seeks dynamic Interns to support key web development and business initiatives, and growth. We are also looking for the creative and passionate intern to step in and make an impact from day one. The Intern experience will be designed to provide opportunities to work directly with the full CTG team on various potential projects.

  • Data Analyst Intern: work to build key insights from the research and analysis of the CTG Teams. Interns will have the opportunity to work within CTG cloud infrastructure, where they will analyze data for the intended use of predicting and deterring terror attacks. Interns will also be involved in the CTG data collection practices, working with teams across the world to find the optimal data in defeating terrorism. Interns should have familiarity with relational database management, machine learning, data mining, and data visualization.

As an intern with the The Counterterrorism Group (CTG) you will have exposure to real projects and will play a crucial role in the decision-making of countering terrorism and various threats. The experience will include:

  • Mentoring

  • Group Intern learning experiences 

  • Business exposure

  • Valuable project management experience

  • Final “report out” with all other interns highlighting key learnings and semester experience

How to Apply (We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2024 Internship)

(1) Explain in your cover letter which internship you are applying for as there are four. Name your cover letter and resume in the following format and save it as a pdf:



FirstNameLastName.Resume.Spring 2024


(2) Click the "APPLY HERE" button below and fill out the form.  PLEASE DO NOT USE YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL as many universities have incoming email blockers.  Use your personal email.  

You will need two letters of recommendation later in the process, so please contact professors, bosses, co-workers, etc. immediately.  Naming protocolos will follow later.

You will receive an email from within a few days, only if you followed the directions exactly.  Please check your SPAM.

The internship is unpaid. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 3 am EDT on Tuesday, October 31.  Onboarding will be the month of January.  The internship training will start on February 1, 2024 and run through June 30, 2024 with the possibility to extend.

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