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The Department of Homeland Security, Cyber Student Volunteer, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9848

Fri, January 23, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9848 

The DHS Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative is specifically designed to provide current undergraduate students with cybersecurity-focused volunteer assignments intended to complement their coursework and expose them to the field of cybersecurity. Selected students will support the cybersecurity mission at one of the following DHS components: Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the United States Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard), or the United States Secret Service (U.S. Secret Service). 

You must meet the qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of this announcement: 

1. Be a U.S. citizen. 
2. Be currently enrolled at least half time in pursuit of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university with 1) a major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM); 2) a major in cybersecurity-related studies; and/or 3) an interest in working in the field cybersecurity upon graduation. 
3. Have projected graduation date of September 2015 or later. (Note students scheduled to graduate prior to September 2015 are not eligible for this program—unless they are graduating with an Associate’s degree and also beginning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree).  
4. Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale that can be verified via a 2014 transcript that includes all courses taken to date.

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