U.S. Department of Homeland Security/ Summer 2012 Research Experiences

 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is accepting applications for the following Summer 2012 Research Experiences for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty:

The DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program has the following provisions:

-For undergraduate students
-Ten-week research experience
-$5,000 stipend plus travel expenses
-U.S. citizenship is required
-The application deadline is Thursday, January 5, 2012 
Areas of research:
Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences

Projects are offered at:
-National research laboratories: Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Sandia, Savannah River
-DHS laboratories: Transportation Security Laboratory
-Other research facilities, including Air Force Research Laboratory, Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology
-Locations include CA, CO, ID, IL, MD, NM, NJ, OH, SC, TN, WA, VA 

DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions has the following provisions:

-Early career faculty are teamed with undergraduate and graduate students
-Ten-week summer research experiences at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence nationwide
-Faculty and student stipends, housing allowances, travel expenses
-Faculty apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at end of summer
-U.S. citizenship is required
-The faculty application deadline is Sunday, January 8, 2012

Areas of research:
Homeland security-related science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Questions regarding DHS Education Programs can be sent via email to dhsed@orau.org


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