Homeland Security Offers Workforce Opportunities to Increase Research Engagement and Diversity

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, in partnership with the Pacific Northwest National Lab, invites you to participate in a unique and innovative internship and development program, Homeland Security Workforce opportunities to Increase Research Engagement and Diversity (HS-WIRED).

HS-WIRED is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in supporting cutting-edge research with the nation’s leading scientists, engineers, and program specialists that seeks to make our nation safer and more resilient by providing solutions to complex homeland security-related problems.

We offer an eight-to-twelve-week paid enrichment program. Typically, appointments begin during the summer months, but semester opportunities are available as well. Options for travel, housing assistance, virtual appointments are also available. Join us!

Disciplines of Interest Include:

Cyber/Computer Science: computer engineering, coding, cybersecurity, and computer science focusing on secure systems

Analytics: political science, public policy and international relations, criminal justice, and policy analysis

Concept and Application Evaluation: physics, mathematics, statistics, and quantitative evaluation and assessment

Engineering: chemical, biological, mechanical, material, and electrical engineering

Students of all backgrounds and levels of experiences are encouraged to apply.

Applications are being accepted through March 30, 2023.