Summer Internships (2015), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Employer: 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Location: 

Various U.S. locations
United States

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2015 HS-STEM Summer Internships. Application deadline: December 22, 2014. U.S. citizenship required.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 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: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more.

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

View detailed information about the internships, a poster, and previous participants’ testimonials.

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.