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HS-STEM Summer Internship Program


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)

Description:
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs 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.

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: Coast Guard Research and Development Center - Customs and Borders Protection - Engineer Research and Development Center - Federal Emergency Management Agency - Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps - National Security Technologies - National Urban Security Technology Laboratory - Naval Research Laboratory - Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility - Transportation Security Laboratory - DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

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

Participating Institution(s):
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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Chemistry
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Physics
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Alternative Energy
Computer Networking
Life Sciences and Medicine
Mathematical Modelling

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Defense


Page last updated 6/26/2017
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