Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for Student Workforce to Experience Research

  • Looking for a professional opportunity to learn about homeland security related research to enhance your research interests and career goals?
  • Want to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts in homeland security related areas?
  • Need to build your network with your peers and members of the academic and scientific communities in business, industry, and government research facilities conducting research in DHS relevant areas?

If you answered “Yes”, to the above questions, the HS-POWER program is for you!

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors the Professional Opportunities for Student Workforce to Experience Research (HS-POWER) Program for undergraduate and graduate students. HS-POWER is open to students majoring in a broad spectrum of homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines as well as DHS mission-relevant research areas.

As a participant in the HS-POWER Program, you will participate in quality research experiences at federal research facilities and other HS-STEM focused entities nationwide. This experience will provide you a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent and skills in a variety of settings within the DHS enterprise.  You will also be able to establish connections with DHS professionals that promote long-term relationships between yourself, researchers, DHS personnel and research facilities.

TO APPLY: Visit- https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DHS-POWER-2022-FALL to learn more and complete the application!

All application components must be received in the system to be considered. Rolling selection cycle.

Employees of DHS Component agencies or participating partner agencies are not eligible to participate in this program.

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach