Below are the current opportunities available. Please make sure to note the closing dates (if available) and other position requirements. If you have any questions, we would be happy to assist you. You may complete the “More Info” form, e-mail us at CompSci@kysu.edu, or call (502) 597-6384.


DHS Cybersecurity Internship Program

DEADLINE/CLOSING DATE: 1-June-2017

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).

Requirements:
– U. S. Citizenship is required
– Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
– Successfully pass a background investigation
– Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance
– Must submit to a pre-employment drug test

Qualifications:
GS-9: Completion of 2 academic years of graduate level education, or a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree.

—OR—
One year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level that demonstrates experience in intelligence analysis; threat analysis and/or risk assessment; drafting and producing all-source intelligence products; analyzing cyber intelligence methods and tools; and monitoring and evaluating all-source intelligence information to identify cyber threats.
—OR—
A combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of the first year may be used to qualify for the GS-09 level

GS-11
Completion of all requirements for a PhD or equivalent degree.

—OR—
One year of specialized experience at the GS-9 level that demonstrates experience in a intelligence analysis; threat analysis and/or risk assessment; drafting and producing all-source intelligence products; preparing all-source cyber intelligence analysis briefing; analyzing cyber intelligence methods and tools; and monitoring and evaluating all-source intelligence information to identify cyber threats.
—OR—
A combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of the first two years may be used to qualify for the GS-11 level.

Current Opportunities:

* Student Trainee (Information Technology)
As a Student Trainee (Information Technology) GS 2299 9/11, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
GS-9

  • Conducts risk assessments to identify possible security violations by analyzing computer assets and establishing security requirements based on possible countermeasures to achieve an optimum level of security.
  • Executes and analyzes computer security plans and assist with access control techniques such trusted routers, gateways, or firewalls.
  • Assists in developing contingency plans designed for computer security emergency response, backup, and recovery operations.
  • Implements procedures to ensure protection of information transmitted to the organization, among internal organizations, and from the organization on local or wide area networks, the world-wide-web, or other communications modes.
  • Utilizes security products to provide data integrity, confidentiality, authentication, non-repudiation, and access control of the network.

GS-11

  • Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to pto protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources and information processed throughout the system’s life cycle.
  • Evaluates, assess, or locally tests and approves hardware, software, and firmware products.
  • Continuously identifies and analyzes threats and vulnerabilities to the information systems to maintain an appropriate level of protection.
  • Utilizes current and future multi-level security products collectively to provide data integrity, confidentiality, authentication, non-repudiation, and access control of the network.
  • Reports all incidents involving viruses, tampering, or unauthorized system entry to appropriate authority.

May be eligible for a non-competitive conversion to a career or career-conditional or TERM (for up to four years) appointment, upon completion of the student’s academic degree program and 640 hours of work related experience.

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* Student Trainee (Intelligence Research)
As a Student Trainee (Intelligence Research) GS 0199 9/11, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
GS-9

  • Drafts, coordinates, and produces all-source intelligence products for review.
  • Monitors and evaluates all-source intelligence information to identify potential cyber threats to the Homeland.
  • Maintains partnerships and collaborates with analytic counterparts throughout the Intelligence Community (IC), and with DHS Components and other federal, state, and local officials and private sector owners and operators of critical infrastructure.

GS-11

  • Produces intelligence products to support planning and execution of policies and programs that enhance defense, mitigation, and resiliency against cyber threats.
  • Prepares all-source cyber intelligence analysis briefing.
  • Identifies innovative solutions to improve judgments of adversary intent and capability and opportunity analysis and identify reliable indicators of future activity.
  • Maintains partnerships and collaborates with analytic counterparts throughout the Intelligence Community (IC), and with DHS Components and other federal, state, and local officials and private sector owners and operators of critical infrastructure.

Tennessee Technological University
(recurring)

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: focus on cybersecurity challenges with applications in future smart cities

Highlights:
– Stipend & allowances up to $8,000
– Room & board
– Meal plan
– GRE prep courses

Where: NSF REU Site at TTU Tennessee Technological University  – Project Lead: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud
When: typically, June – August
Application Deadline: typically, April 1
Requirements: No prior research experience is required; U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Further details information, and applications available at: http://www.cae.tntech.edu/~mmahmoud/REU/REU.htm


Intel Internships
(on-going)

Numerous positions and areas of interest available, including:
– Component and (IC) Integrated Circuit Design
– Validation, Test, DFX
– Analog, Mixed Signal, Low Power design
– Architecture
– Design Automation
– Systems Engineering
– Software Engineering
– Logic Design
– Radio Frequency Digital and Analog (RF), Signal Integrity
– Research and Development
– Semiconductor Packaging and Fabrication
– User Experience
– Technology Development
– Quality & Reliability
– Process and Yield engineering
– Construction Management
– Human Computer Interaction
– EHS/Facilities

Additional Intel-related specializations include:
– 3G, 4G, LTE, Ultra Mobile and Modem technologies
– Graphics, Parallel computing, multithreading, ManyCore
– Open Source, Firmware, Bios, Signal Processing
– RTL, VLSI, Mask Design, Layout, Power Management
– CPU, GPU Integration, System on a Chip (SOC)
– Industrial Engineering: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Operations Management
– Corporate Services/Facilities: HVAC, Hydraulics, Pump and Fan Design, Ultrapure Water Engineering, Wastewater and Industrial Pollution engineering specialties, Instrumentation and Controls

When: Ongoing
Qualifications: GPA of 3.0 or above
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Other Locations Include: Folsom, California; Hillsboro, Oregon; Santa Clara, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Austin, Texas
General Information Available Here


 

Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) Summer Internships
(recurring)

The Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has launched a new summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about advanced composites technologies to aid in the creation of low-cost and energy-efficient manufacturing. Program participants will receive a weekly stipend ($600 for undergraduates, and $750 for graduate students) for the duration of the program, a housing allowance up to $175 weekly, and travel limited expenses to-and-from the internship site.

When: typically, June– August (10 weeks)
Where: varies, based in area of interest

Requirements: Current undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, must be a U.S. citizen, GPA of 3.2 or higher, at least 18 years of age at time of appointment, and provide proof of health insurance coverage (the opportunity to purchase health insurance through ORAU will be offered)

More Information: Contact Dr. Nicie Murphy at nicie.murphy@orau.org

Application: www.orau.org/IACMI


Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS)
(recurring)

Highlights:
– Conduct research in state of-the-art facilities
– Present results of the research project at WV Summer Research Symposium
– $3,000 stipend o free room and board, and assistance with travel
– Presentations on topics related to research and graduate education such as: career opportunities, research ethics, scientific presentations, and more!

When: typically, May – July
Where: Huntington, WV
Requirements: Applicant must be of an underrepresented ethnic minority group in the biomedical sciences (e.g. African American, Alaskan Native, Hispanic American, American Indian/Native American and Native of the U.S. Pacific Islands). Applicant must be a US Citizen or have a green card.
More Information: Contact Kelly Carothers for more information or questions at srims@marshall.edu

Application: http://www.marshall.edu/bms/srims


Research Experience for Undergraduates, Ohio Wesleyan University
(recurring)

Ohio Wesleyan University announces the tenth year of its NSF-funded REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program in interdisciplinary scientific computation. Projects are available in astronomy, computer science, mathematics/statistics, neuroscience, and physics. The program is for ten weeks starting. For more information, including an on-line application form, please see our website at http://reu.owu.edu or contact Dr. Bob Haring-Kaye at rakaye@owu.edu.

When: typically, May – July
Where: Delaware, OH
You may also contact Dr. Chi Shen for detailed information.


Summer Internship:  Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Cyber Security and Forensics at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(recurring)

Motivated and talented students are invited to apply for paid summer research internships to gain hands-on research experience in cyber security and forensics, in particular, the security and forensics problems in mobile computing, cloud computing, and social computing. This opportunity is open to only ten students across the country.

Highlights:
– Eight week paid program – $4,000 stipend in total
– Travel, housing, and meals will be provided as necessary
– Open to all academic level (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, & Senior) students in computer science or related majors
– Students in Math, Physics, or Engineering are also encouraged to apply

When: typically, June-July
Where: NSF REU Site at UALR (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)  – Project Lead: Dr. Mengjun Xie
Requirements: Students must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents; GPA of 3.0 or above

Further details and information, please visit: https://sites.google.com/a/ualr.edu/cs-reu-site-ualr/.


IT Intern, Kentucky State University
(on-going)

See Dr. Chi Shen for details

Term: Summers
Location: KySU Campus IT Department
Requirements: Green-to-Gold/Work Study eligible

Number and type of positions available based upon IT Department staffing needs


Co-operative Education Program, National Security Agency (NSA)
(recurring)

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Applications accepted 2/1-5/15 and 9/7-12/15 every year

Location: varies
Requirements:  U.S. Citizen, 2nd semester Freshman through Sophomore, GPA 3.0 minimum; Participants alternate between 1 semester full-time student and 1 semester full-time employee until graduation, with potential to become regular full-time employee after program.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
(recurring)

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International Students 
Closing: varies, based on program selection

Location: varies
Includes: varies
Requirements: 2.8 GPA minimum


QEM/NSF Summer Science Internship Program
(recurring)

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Closing Date: typically, February/March
Term: Ten-Week Period – typically, May through August
Location: Varies
Requirements: Sophomore-Graduating Seniors who have been accepted into a Graduate Program


Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center (CISST ERC) / Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR), Johns Hopkins University
(recurring)

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Closing Date: typically, February/March

Term: Ten-Week Period – typically, May through August
Location: Baltimore, MD
Includes: housing and $5,000 stipend
Requirements: U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident


Oak Ridge National Laboratory & Oak Ridge Associated Universities
(on-going)

More Details – ORNL
More Details – ORAU
Closing Date: varies

Term: varies
Location: Oak Ridge, TN (ORAU – locations may vary)
Requirements: varies, some positions require U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident status



Recently Closed

Although the following items are closed, they may later be reopened or may occur on an annual basis. Make sure to check back often, as postings are subject to change and are often time-sensitive.


U.S. Department of Energy

Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP) Summer Internship Opportunities

Highlights:
– Stipend or salary (based on cost of living)
– Numerous fields of study

Where: Argonne National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, or Savannah River National Laboratory
When: Start times vary between May 15 & June 5
Application Deadline: march 20, 2017
Requirements: Full-time enrollment; STEM-based degree; Undergraduate GPA >=3.0; U.S. Citizen
Further details, information, and applications(s) available at: http://www.orise.orau.gov/MSIPP/


Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Recent B.S. & M.S. Graduates

Software Engineering – Post Bachelor’s Associate

Successful candidates will significantly contribute to the design, development, implementation, documentation, and delivery of new software capabilities for the Bellerophon Environment Analysis of Materials (BEAM) project at ORNL
– Applicants should have specific technical skills, including object-oriented software design, software development using Eclipse IDE, development of multi-threaded, user-friendly desktop application with Java and Swing, Linux shell programming in Bash, etc.
– Applicants should be recent bachelor’s graduates in computer science, physics, or engineering, and have not received their degree more than three years prior to the date of application
– Find the full job description and application here: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/1545

Software Engineering – Post Master’s Associate

– Successful candidates will significantly contribute to the design, development, implementation, documentation, and delivery of new software capabilities for the Bellerophon Environment Analysis of Materials (BEAM) at ORNL
– Applicants should have specific technical skills, including object-oriented software design, software development using Eclipse IDE, development of multi-threaded, user-friendly desktop application with Java and Swing, Linux shell programming in Bash, etc.
– Applicants should be recent master’s graduates in computer science, physics, or engineering, and have not received their degree more than five years prior to the date of application
– Find the full job description and application here: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/1546

Other positions available include: Quantitative Ecologist – Post Bachelor’s Associate and Quantitative Ecologist – Post Master’s Associate


Department of Homeland Security, Secretary’s Honors Program (Non-Paid)

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Application Details
Closing Date: 12-December-2014 Extended Deadline: 9-January-2015

Term: May through September, 2014
Location: Various/Nation-wide
Requirements: Seeking undergraduate in STEM/Cybersecurity-related or interest to work in Cybersecurity, Projected graduation of September 2015 or later, U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, 3.0 GPA minimum, ability to pass background check


Kentucky GOP

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Closing Date: not specified

Term: Summer, 2014 & Fall, 2014
Location: Frankfort, KY
Requirements: Conservative, Republican student or recent graduate


Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, University of Louisville & University of Kentucky

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Closing Date: 3-March-2014

Term: Summer, 2014
Location: Louisville, KY; Lexington, KY
Includes: housing and $3,500 stipend
Requirements: current undergraduate


Summer STEM Program, North Dakota State University

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Closing Date: 15-March-2014

Term: 19-May-2014 through 15-July-2014
Location: Fargo, ND
Includes: travel, housing and $4,000 stipend
Requirements: perform/provide graduate-level research as matched with NDSU faculty. Participants attended weekly seminars and social activities in addition to conducting research. Awards are presented for both oral and poster presentations


Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, University of Louisville & University of Kentucky

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Closing Date: 3-March-2014

Term: Summer, 2014
Location: Louisville, KY; Lexington, KY
Includes: housing and $3,500 stipend
Requirements: current undergraduate


Summer STEM Program, North Dakota State University

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Closing Date: 15-March-2014

Term: 19-May-2014 through 15-July-2014
Location: Fargo, ND
Includes: travel, housing and $4,000 stipend
Requirements: perform/provide graduate-level research as matched with NDSU faculty. Participants attended weekly seminars and social activities in addition to conducting research. Awards are presented for both oral and poster presentations


Marathon Petroleum Corporation

More Details Closing Date: 31-July-2013

Term: Spring/Summer 2014
Location: Findlay or Canton, OH; Cattlesburg, KY; Detroit, MI; Garyville, LA; Robinson, IL; Texas City, TX
Requirements: Sophomore-Senior, 3.0 GPA minimum


U.S. Department of Energy

More Details (link to specific posting no longer available)
Closing Date: 22-September-2013

Term: Begin October/November, complete 1 year of research
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Requirements: Bachelors degree, U.S. Citizen