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Summer applications for Research Presentations and Travel Scholarships will open on June 13. 

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A job announcement for Foreign Service Information Management Specialists (IMS) will be posted in around June 7. 

A Foreign Service IMS is primarily responsible for all IT services at an embassy or consulate overseas with standard tours of 2-3 years.  For students with a BA or BS in an information technology related field, they do not need prior work experience to qualify.  For folks with a non-IT related degree, they only need 2 years of work experience to qualify.

Attached is the flyer for the job and here are a few links to more information:

To see all the qualifications:

The hiring process for a Foreign Service Specialist is spelled out here:

The job will be posted on or about June 7, but you can go there now to see prior postings for your reference:


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is pleased to announce the launch of its first DHS Cybersecurity Internship Program for currently enrolled graduate students who have completed 2 academic years of a graduate level education, a master’s degree, or a Ph.D. This program is part of the Department’s efforts to build a cybersecurity talent pipeline utilizing strategic partnerships with secondary, post-secondary institutions, other key stakeholders in academia and the private sector.

The DHS Cybersecurity Internship Program is specifically designed to provide graduate students interested in cybersecurity an opportunity to apply educational instruction to real-life cyber challenges and expose students to the unique cybersecurity careers available at DHS. Through this experience students will learn about the DHS cybersecurity mission by completing hands-on cybersecurity work.

Participating DHS Components include: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) – Office of Information and Technology (OIT); DHS Headquarters - Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO); Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO); National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD); Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) – Cyber Division; United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) – Office of Information and Technology (OIT); United States Coast Guard (USCG); and United States Secret Service (USSS).

THIS Internship is not to exceed SEPTEMBER 30, 2017.

The DHS Cybersecurity Internship Program application period is open from May 25, 2017 to June 1, 2017 through the following links below:

Student Trainee (Information Technology)

Student Trainee (Intelligence Research)

For more information, please email