U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships

Title 
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships
Institution 
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
City 
various locations
State 
various locations
Field 
Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management,social sciences, and more.
Start Date 
May 5, 2014
End Date 
August 29, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Deadline 
January 6, 2014
Description 
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 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 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.
Qualifications 
United States (U.S.) citizenship as of the application deadline At least 18 years of age by May 5, 2014 Cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale as of Spring/Summer 2013 Majoring in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field with interest in homeland security research as described in the DHS Research Areas Pursuing long-term career goals aligned with the DHS mission and objectives By the application deadline: Full-time enrollment as a sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university By Fall 2014: Full-time enrollment as a junior or senior undergraduate student at a 4-year U.S. accredited college or university For students currently enrolled at a 2-year institution: Internship assignment is contingent on the student providing proof of application to a 4-year institution by March 3, 2014.
Contact 
DHS Education Programs
URL 
http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
Email 
DHSed@orau.org
Housing Provided 
no