Thursday, December 4, 2014

Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship Program in Homeland Security related STEM Disciplines - Summer 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for 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 undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas. The ultimate goal of the program is to engage a diverse, educated and skilled pool of scientists and engineers in HS-STEM areas and to promote long-term relationships between students, researchers, DHS and research facilities to enhance the HS-STEM workforce.
10-week research experiences offered at:
  • National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia
  • Other Research Facilities: Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Security Technologies, and Transportation Security Laboratory

Undergraduate and graduate students receive a stipend of $6,000 and $7,000, respectively, plus limited travel expenses
Areas of Research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.
For more information, please visit: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/index.html.
Application deadline: December 22, 2014.