DHS Announces 2019 Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Intern Program

WASHINGTON – Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that applications for the 2019 Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Intern Program are now being accepted. This summer, selected undergraduate and graduate students will complete assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission over the course of 10 weeks. “DHS is committed to bettering our cyber workforce in order to combat the threats we see on our critical infrastructure every day.” Chief Information Officer Dr. John Zangardi said. Through this program, students currently pursuing degrees related to cyber security have the opportunity to gain first-hand exposure to the cyber security work performed at DHS. The selected students will gain invaluable experience while completing various assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission. In addition, they will participate in mentoring and professional development events with DHS managers and senior leaders. Students selected for the current cohort will receive a stipend and complete assignments in the Department’s Office of the Chief Information Officer.

For more information on the selection and application process, visit https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/cybersecurity-internship-program

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