Research Project Description
In 2013, the DHS will sponsor about 60 summer internships for students majoring in homeland security disciplines related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM). These internships are open to undergraduate students in a broad spectrum of DHS mission-relevant research areas and graduate students interested in the specific field of Nuclear and Radiological Threat Detection.
The DHS HS-STEM program will cover student’s travel expenses and includes a stipend. Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $500 per week ($5,000 for 10 weeks). Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week ($7,000 for 10 weeks).
10-week research experiences are offered at:
- National laboratories: Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Sandia, Savannah River
- Other Research facilities: Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Plum Island, and more!
U.S. citizenship required
Application deadline: January 15, 2013
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DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the application and review process, notification, and implementation of the program. For questions please email us at email@example.com