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Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship Program


Deadline: 2014-01-06 (National)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for eligible rising juniors and seniors majoring in homeland security-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to conduct research in DHS mission-relevant research areas at federal research facilities.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled full-time as undergraduate students. A cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale is required. Applicants must be majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field with interest in homeland security as described in the DHS Research Areas.


Summer (ten weeks).


Stipend of $500 each week ($5,000 for 10 weeks) payable every two weeks; transportation expenses for one round trip between the studentís current address and the assigned federal research facility, with some limitations.

Application Process

Apply online at above web site.

Learn More

Please see above web site. No 2015 date available as of latest UVA database update.