The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program will provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country focused on helping DNDO meet its mission of “implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.”
- Stipend of $600 per week for undergraduates and $700 per week for graduate students during the 10-week internship period
- Travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned hosting site.
This program will offer participants with opportunities to:
- Continue their education/training by providing hands-on research experience
- Develop professional networks with leading scientists and research facilities
- Become familiar with DNDO science programs, and
- Become interested in long-term technology development and career goals in areas related to the DNDO mission.
This program will prepare a diverse, highly talented, educated, and skilled pool of scientists and engineers to address issues related to national security and nuclear detection and to enhance the future scientific and technical workforce to be both knowledgeable and trained in fields of specific interest to DNDO.
Various federal research facilities located across the U.S.
Nature of the Appointment
Participants will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DHS or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.