The Department of Homeland Security offers a number of programs to support students pursuing degrees in health and science-focused courses of study. These programs are designed to provide students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in areas that support the mission and goals of the Department. Along with playing a vital role in securing our country and preserving our freedoms, these programs are an exciting professional growth opportunity to challenge the mind and cultivate skills and talents.
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The National HS-STEM Summer Internship Program provides undergraduate juniors and seniors the opportunity to work with homeland security professionals and researchers for up to ten weeks during the summer.
The Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School program is designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics.
The OHA Volunteer Scholars Program enhances public awareness and promotes the dissemination of homeland security-related health care issues by providing scholarly and developmental opportunities to a broad-based audience of capable scholars.
- The Seaborg Institute Nuclear Science Summer Internship Program is a specialized internship program that seeks graduate students from research universities across the nation to work in critical skills areas related to nuclear forensics.
Early career faculty and up to two students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) are selected as teams to participate in the Summer Research Team Program. The program is designed to provide research opportunities to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and goals of the Department.