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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities.

This program aims to help 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.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education administers this program through an interagency agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and DHS.

Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $600 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses. Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses.

Available research projects and locations are listed below. Applicants can select up to five research projects and may pick multiple projects for any given Hosting Site.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA)

Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM)

National Security Technologies (Las Vegas, NV and Andrews AFB, MD)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA)

U.S. citizenship is required to participate.  The application deadline is January 25, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST.

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