Summer Opportunities with the Department of Homeland Security

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The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for TWO 2016 Summer Programs. U.S. Citizenship is required. The summer programs include:
 
1) Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
This 10-week program offers the opportunity to enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. Faculty, along with undergraduate and graduate students, will engage in research that provides opportunities to help advance the DHS Areas of Research and strengthen the talent pool of scientists and engineers.  Selected participants will conduct collaborative research of mutual interest to the Team, the DHS Centers of Excellence and DHS. 
 
Benefits include:
 
Faculty:  $1,200 stipend per week plus travel expenses
Graduate Students:  $700 stipend per week plus travel expenses
Undergraduate Students:  $600 stipend per week plus travel expenses
 
Some participants may be eligible for a housing allowance. Faculty are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.
 
Research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence.
 
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted here.
 
Detailed information can be found here. Deadline is December 20, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
2) DHS HS-STEM 2016 Summer Internship Program
 
The Department of Homeland Security 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.
 
Graduate Students receive a $700 stipend per week plus travel expenses
 
Undergraduate Students receive a $600 stipend per week plus travel expenses
 
Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and many more.
 

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and SandiaBenefits include:

 
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted here.Benefits include:
 
Detailed Information about the internships can be found here. Deadline is December 16, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
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