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11/19/13 - Homeland Security accepting applications for HS-STEM Summer Research Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for its 10-week HS-STEM Summer Research Internship Program. Mississippi State University students are encouraged to apply.

Students will be placed at Argonne, Idaho, Berkeley, Livermore, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories, as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and other possible locations.

Undergraduate students receive a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Areas of research include engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship is required. The deadline for applications is Jan. 6, 2014.

For more information, please contact Carlos Reinhold at or 865-576-7567.

Details are online at visit

Oak Ridge Associated Universities, of which Mississippi State is a member, provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy.

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