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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. The ultimate goals of the program are 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 Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers this program through an interagency agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ORISE is managed by ORAU for DOE. ORISE will be responsible for the application and review process, notification and implementation of the program.

Stipend payments are for ten consecutive weeks.

Research experiences must be scheduled between May – August 2018.

•Faculty - $1,200 per week

•Graduate students - $700 per week

•Undergraduate students - $600 per week

A housing allowance is provided to participants who

1.Live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned DHS Center and

2.Are paying for housing while conducting research at the Center

Housing allowances are as follows:

•Faculty - $1,500 ($150 per week)

•Students - $1,000 ($100 per week)
nationwide program

Application Deadline: 1/31/2018

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

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 10/24/2017
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