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Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities: Cybersecurity

One of our most important missions is safeguarding and securing cyberspace.

Join our committed workforce in assuring the security, resiliency and reliability of the nation's information technology and communications infrastructure. We are looking for individuals with backgrounds in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Assurance, Information Security, and more.

Student Job Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity Internship Program is designed for current students during the summer between their junior and senior years in college. The 10-week summer internship provides students with the opportunity to work side by side with experts in cybersecurity focusing on mission areas such as identification and analysis of malicious code, forensics analysis, incident handling, intrusion detection and prevention, and software assurance. At the end of the internship, and provided strong performance, students will have the opportunity to qualify for the Secretary’s Honors Program for Cybersecurity Professionals.

Job Opportunities for Recent Graduates

  • Secretary’s Honors Program for Cybersecurity Professionals is a two-year program for recent college graduates designed to develop technically skilled cyber professionals across the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Through rotational assignments, participants see how each Component collaborates on cyber-related issues and works first-hand on critical issues or incidents in a fast-paced, growing environment. Candidates are encouraged to participate in the Cybersecurity Internship Program prior to applying for the Honors Program.
  • Emerging Leaders in Cybersecurity Fellowship is a two-year program for recent graduates with a master’s degree and is designed to develop the next generation of cyber leaders within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Emerging Leaders in Cybersecurity Fellows will receive leadership training and work side by side with experts in cybersecurity focusing on mission areas such as identification and analysis of malicious code, forensics analysis, incident handling, intrusion detection and prevention, and software assurance. The Fellows will have the opportunity, through rotational assignments, to see how each component collaborates on cyber-related issues and work first-hand on critical issues or incidents
Last Published Date: July 18, 2013
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