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[liberationtech] DHS Cybersecurity Internship

Yosem Companys ycompanys at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 10:36:27 PST 2011


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--- On *Fri, 11/18/11, noreply_nsep at telophase.com <
noreply_nsep at telophase.com>* wrote:


From: noreply_nsep at telophase.com <noreply_nsep at telophase.com>
Subject: NON-EXLUSIVE JOB: Cybersecurity Internship with DHS
To: emilygre at yahoo.com
Date: Friday, November 18, 2011, 8:42 AM

Stuart Karaffa sent you a message
*Subject:*NON-EXLUSIVE JOB: Cybersecurity Internship with DHS

Hello NSEP Award Recipients,

Please be aware that the Department of Homeland Security is accepting
applications for the DHS Cybersecurity Internship program. There is a
summary of the program below, which includes instructions about how to
apply.

The application period will close on January 30, 2012. This is not an
exclusive opportunity, so you will need to reach out to the contact listed
if you have any questions. Good luck!

Regards,
The NSEP Service Team

Stuart Karaffa (stuart.karaffa at wso.whs.mil<http://mc/compose?to=stuart.karaffa@wso.whs.mil>
)
Katie Davis (kathryn.davis at wso.whs.mil<http://mc/compose?to=kathryn.davis@wso.whs.mil>
)

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*Program Name*
Cybersecurity Internship Program

*Website*
http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1297806384624.shtm

*Description*
The Cybersecurity Internship Program is designed to give current students
an opportunity to work alongside of cyber leaders with the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security. Interns are recruited from the nation's top
undergraduate and graduate programs to put their academic achievements and
intellect to use during a critical time in American history. Interns will
have the opportunity to apply concepts, protocols and tools acquired
through coursework in the real world by working side by side with experts
in cybersecurity. Internships focus on mission areas such as identification
and analysis of malicious code, forensics analysis, incident handling,
intrusion detection and prevention, and software assurance. Interns will
have the opportunity to be selected into the Secretary's Honors Program for
Cybersecurity Professionals or Emerging Leaders in Cybersecurity Fellowship
after graduation.

*Program Length*
Participants spend ten weeks in the program. The skills obtained through
this program will vary based on the component's mission.

*Component*
National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)

*Location*
Washington, D.C.

*Salary*
The approximate salary is $5,800 for the 10-week, full-time, internship.
Salary will be determined based on prior work experience and education.

*Eligibility Requirements*
To be considered you must:

   - Be a U.S. citizen
   - Be able to obtain and hold a security clearance
   - Be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program in an
   accredited university with a major in Computer Science, Electrical
   Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Network
   Engineering, Software Engineering, Supply Chain, Information Assurance,
   Information Technology, Systems Research, Systems Applications, Information
   Systems, Information Security, Software Assurance, or Business with a
   specific concentration in one of the above; or have 30 semester hours in a
   combination of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science.
   - Demonstrate oral and written communications skills
   - Demonstrate project leadership ability

*Application Period*
The application period is open from September 12, 2011 through January 30,
2012.

*Application Requirements and How to Apply*
Submit the following to
cybersecurityfellow at hq.dhs.gov<http://mc/compose?to=cybersecurityfellow@hq.dhs.gov>:


   - Resume
   - Application<http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/careers/dhs-cybersecurity-internship-application.pdf>(PDF,
1 page - 761 KB) If you have a problem accessing the application,
   please email
cybersecurityfellow at hq.dhs.gov<http://mc/compose?to=cybersecurityfellow@hq.dhs.gov>
   .
   - College transcript
   - Proof of citizenship (Passport or driver's license)

Only completed application packages containing the required documents
listed above will be considered. When submitting your completed package,
please type "[Your Name]-Application Package" in the subject line of your
email.

*Who to Contact for Additional Information*
If you have additional questions, please email the Student and Entry Level
Programs in Cyber Coordinator at
cybersecurityfellow at hq.dhs.gov<http://mc/compose?to=cybersecurityfellow@hq.dhs.gov>with
"Cyber Internship" in the subject line. Please visit Careers
in Cybersecurity
<http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1240512546017.shtm>for more
information on opportunities in Cybersecurity at the Department of
Homeland Security.

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