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DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

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The application period for the DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program for the summer of 2015 closed on December 22, 2014.


Program Overview

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.

The DHS Education Program is managed by ORAU through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) under an agreement between DHS and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ORAU manages the application and review process, notification and implementation of the program.

DHS reserves the right to make no awards or to cancel this program. DHS assumes no liability for canceling the HS-STEM Summer Internship Program or for anyone’s failure to receive actual notification of cancellation.