A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

START fosters a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment to create a team to meet the needs of the homeland security enterprise and train the next generation of scholars and practitioners. 

Other Opportunities


Other Opportunities

START aims to serve as a network for scholars, practitioners and students who share our interest in understanding terrorism in an effort to improve national and global security. If your organization has an opportunity you would like to promote here, please email infostart@start.umd.edu.

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Project Manager, Hacking for Defense - Stanford University

Hacking for Defense (H4D) is a Stanford program that applies Lean Start-up principles to solving national security, defense, and/or intelligence community problems. Stanford H4D is responsible for supporting activities on campus and beyond. On-campus, H4D offers the Hacking for Defense course which connects teams of multi-disciplinary students to national security, defense and/or intelligence community problems. Over the course of a term, students rapidly develop, iterate, and build prototypes to solve real-world problems.

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March 31, 2019
21-22 May 2019 SMA Conference: Graduate Student Poster Session

Graduate students are invited to submit proposals for posters to be presented during the 12th Annual SMA Conference, to be held 21-22 May 2019 at the Jacob E. Smart Building on Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs, Maryland (approximately 10 miles from Washington, DC). Advisors are encouraged to notify their students of this opportunity and to forward this invitation to colleagues and other interested parties.

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February 28, 2019
U.S. Department of State Fall 2019 Student Internship Program

The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is accepting applications for unpaid fall 2019 internships. The Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) invites you to consider a 10-week internship in our bureau in Washington, D.C. CSO’s mission is to anticipate, prevent, and respond to conflict that undermines U.S. national interests. The internship is particularly suited to students who are studying peace and conflict studies, security studies, regional studies, and related foreign policy issues.

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February 28, 2019
United Nations Internship – Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) – Public Information

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) internship are for three (3) months with the opportunity for extension of up to six (6) months, pending on the needs of the Executive Directorate. The Intern will be reporting to CTED’s Public Information Officer. CTED is looking for an intern who could start as soon as possible and is available full-time. 

Responsibilities

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February 20, 2019