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Graduate Internship Opportunity

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships:
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.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

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, Sandia 

Areas of research: Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biological / Life Sciences, Environmental Science, Emergency and Incident Management, Social Sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at

For questions please email us at

Graduate Spotlight

UWF Graduate Students and EPA are Partners in Environmental Pollution Research:
Dr. Raid Amin of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will supervise graduate students in STA6912 who will be immersed in applied spatial research, working hand in hand with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Release Inventory University Challenge Program. UWF is the first Florida university to be accepted as "Partner" by the EPA, joining the ranks of prestigious universities such as Cornell, George Washington, Indiana and a few other universities that have become partners with the EPA since 2012.

Information: Raid Amin,


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