The Department of Homeland Security, CyberSkills Management Support Initiative

Job Description:

  • The DHS Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative is specifically designed to provide current undergraduate and graduate students with cybersecurity-focused volunteer assignments intended to expose them to the field of cybersecurity and provide excellent work experience. 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), or the United States Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard).


  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  •  Be currently enrolled at least half time in pursuit of an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’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.
  • Have projected graduation date of September 2016 or later. (Note students scheduled to graduate prior to September 2016 are not eligible for this program—unless they are graduating with an Associate’s degree and pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, or they are graduating with Bachelor’s degree and pursuing a Master’s degree).
  •  Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale that can be verified via a Fall 2015 transcript that includes all courses taken to date.

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