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CINA Minority Serving Institutions Summer Week 2019 | Pathways to DHS Careers

June 24-28 | Fairfax, Va.

Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis. A DHS Center of Excellence. CINA MSI Summer Week 2019. Pathways to DHS Careers. June 24-28, Fairfax, Va. Graphic of university quad. The Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) DHS Center of Excellence is hosting a week-long program for current and future leaders of the Minority Serving Institution community. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, and site visits, students and faculty will learn about cutting-edge issues that relate to the themes of the Center, including topics such as:

  • Network Analysis
  • Forensics
  • Social media and analytics
  • Criminology and criminal investigative processes
  • Cryptocurrency and financial crime
  • Cybersecurity

We are looking to select teams to participate in this year’s MSI Summer Workshop. Teams must consist of 1 early faculty member and 2 students (undergraduate/graduate). All expenses will be covered for teams selected to include airfare, lodging, per diem, etc.

To be considered for selection, teams must submit:

  1. CV for the early career faculty member
  2. Resumes for both students
  3. Written narrative from students on their future aspirations and why they wish to attend the MSI Summer Workshop

If there are 2 highly qualified students who are unable to apply due to no available early career faculty member, a request for an exception can be made. To apply for the exception to requirements, provide:

  1. Resumes for both students
  2. Written narrative from students on their future aspirations and why they wish to attend the MSI Summer Workshop
  3. A written letter of endorsement from a faculty member detailing his/her confidence in the students

Nominations are due to universityprograms@hq.dhs.gov no later than May 23, 2019. Nominations will be reviewed, and selected teams will be notified by May 30, 2019. Only teams selected for participation will be notified.

Contact cina@gmu.edu or universityprograms@hq.dhs.gov for further information.

Last Updated: 06/16/2021
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