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DHS TSL Summer Internships

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2020
Title DHS TSL Summer Internships
University Varies
Atlantic City, NJ, United States
Department Department of Homeland Security
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Business - General

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) Visiting Scientist Program is offering 10 week summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students.

Why should I apply?

As a TSL summer intern, you will

  • Receive hands-on experience in your field and network with top scientists and researchers.
  • Have access to unique facilities and state-of-the-art equipment in explosives detection and mitigation.
  • Enhance your academic and professional preparation to pursue a career in disciplines that support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Where will I be located?

TSL is located in Atlantic City, NJ at the William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport.

What are the benefits?

You will receive a stipend based on your academic status:

  • Undergraduate student – $900 per week
  • Master’s degree student – $1,100 per week
  • Doctoral degree student – $1,200 per week

In addition, you may receive a Housing Allowance, if your permanent address is at least 50 miles from the hosting facility.

What is the anticipated start date?

Summer internships typically occur between May and September. Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection.

Security Clearance

Although you will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DHS or any other office or agency, you must have or be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance for the duration of your appointment.

Nature of the Appointment

You will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DHS or any other office or agency. Instead, you will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.

Learn more about the DHS TSL Visiting Scientist Program at

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Please reference in your cover letter when
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Contact Information

  • Holly Bizoe
    Department of Homeland Security


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