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US Dept of Homeland Security - Summer Internship

US Dept of Homeland Security - Summer Internship

Security Lab Summer Internships, Benefits included

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

Why should I apply?

As a TSL intern, you will:

  • Have access to unique facilities and subject matter experts in explosives detection and mitigation.
  • Receive hands-on experiences that will provide you with an understanding of the mission, operations, and research at TSL.
  • Enhance your academic and professional preparation to pursue a career in disciplines that support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


  • Stipend: Undergraduates $900/week, Master's Candidates $1,100/week, Doctoral Candidates $1,200/week  
  • In addition, you may receive a housing allowance if your permeant address is at least 50 miles from the hosting facility.


To be considered, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be at least 18 years of age by 5/1/2021.
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a U.S. accredited college or university during the 2021 spring term.
  • Have medical insurance during your time at the laboratory.
  • Be able to commit to onsite, full-time participation for ten consecutive weeks.

For information about the TSL, visit:

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, visit: and see flyer.