Saturday, January 4, 2014

DHS CyberSecurity Opportunity for College Students - January 17 deadline

Interested in cyber security and want to gain vital experience with one of the most powerful government institutions? 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary’s Honors Program (SHP) Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative  is designed for college students.  Through the program, more than 100 unpaid student volunteer assignments will be available to support DHS’ cyber mission at local DHS field offices in over 60 locations across the country. The application deadline is January 17, 2014.

Student volunteers will gain invaluable hands-on experience and exposure to the cybersecurity work performed by DHS cybersecurity professionals.  Participants will perform a broad range of duties in support of DHS’ cybersecurity mission, in areas ranging from cyber threat analysis to digital forensics to network diagnostics and incident response.  Student volunteers will begin in spring 2014 and participate throughout the summer in over 60 locations across the country including in Fairfax, Arlington, Herndon, and Portsmouth, VA.  Students must apply by Friday, January 17, to be eligible for the program.

    Learn more at and apply for the SHP Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative hereAdditionally, please follow and engage the CSVI TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn accounts.

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