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2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ●  National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

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

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at


For questions please email us at

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NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is a 4-year PhD program that partners the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. 


This program allows our scholars to combine the scientific resources at the NIH, the largest biomedical research facility in the world, with those at the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge, on a single collaborative project.

  • Application portal will close on December 1, 2016.


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Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities, who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research expeditions during an 8-week long summer seasons.

  • They have more than 200 academics participate
  • co-fund 70 PhD students in the field, and
  • have produced more than 250 papers from these 8-week long summer seasons in just the last few years.

The short video here provides an introduction to the research program.

For questions, please contact Dr. Tim Coles, OBE,
Project Director and Founder, Operation Wallacea (
Publisher of Biodiversity Science (
Senior Research Associate, Zoology Department, University of Oxford

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Scribes America is currently hiring part-time and full-time employees!

Get details here.


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Oceans Campus is offering an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to become a member of the Oceans Research Unit in Mossel Bay, South Africa.

The renowned Oceans Research Internship offers a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity for students to gain hands on practical training in conducting  research on South Africa's marine mega-fauna, including the great white shark. Interns join our scientists daily on their research expeditions to  conduct groundbreaking research and experiments involving Mossel Bay's sharks and marine mammals.

Being a part of this internship, students will gain valuable insight and training in the latest research techniques and seamanship to equip them with the skills necessary to be a successful marine biologist.

* August to December 2016
** January to April 2017; September to December 2017
*** June to August 2017

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