U.S. Department of Homeland Security Summer 2017 Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for 2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships.

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses. Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at: Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ● National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more, including:

Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization; Border Security; Communications and Interoperability; Community, Commerce & Infrastructure Resilience; Human Factors; Immigration Studies; Infrastructure ProtectionRisk, Economics, & Decision Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences

U.S. citizenship required


Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at http:www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at https:www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2595

DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the program. For questions please email us at dhsed@orau.org.

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