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Centers of Excellence and Academia

We partner with a host of academic, national laboratory and research organizations across the nation to address specific homeland security topics and threats.

National Tabletop Exercises (NTTX)

The National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education (NTTX) is a series of campus-based events to test and promote campus resilience and emergency preparedness. The series brings together senior higher education leaders, as well as federal, state and local representatives from departments and agencies that support campus resilience to participate in workshops and work through a designed emergency scenario.

Nuclear Forensics Research Award

The Nuclear Forensics Research Award (NFRA) supports the establishment of a team to conduct advanced research in the field of nuclear forensics.

DHS Announces The 2016 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative

The Department of Homeland Security today announced it will begin accepting applications for the 2016 Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for current undergraduate and graduate students. Beginning in the spring of 2016, over 50 selected students will complete volunteer assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission at department field offices in over 40 locations across the country.

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Office of Public Affairs Internship Application

The Office of Public Affairs Internship Program provides students the opportunity to work at DHS in unpaid, volunteer positions in the Office of Public Affairs at DHS Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Interns work on assignments that offer both valuable experience and substantial individual responsibility.

Public Affairs

The DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is seeking applicants for the Office of Public Affairs Internship Program.

Cybersecurity Competitions

DHS S&T is funding the development of creative solutions in cybersecurity competitions to elevate the exposure of cybersecurity issues to primary and secondary school students.

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OAE connects academic community stakeholders with relevant DHS programs and initiatives through various outreach efforts.


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