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. 

Expired Internship Opportunities


Expired Internship Opportunities

Opportunity Listingsort descending Opportunity Description Deadline
Advanced GIS - Spring 2016

Advanced GIS
Supervisor Marcus A. Boyd (boydma@umd.edu)

Advanced GIS will consist of one of two options: 1) Multi-modal transportation network building and analysis, terrain integration, and geostatistical analysis of large-scale models and databases OR 2) Working with the GIS staff on an appropriate capstone activity for the MPS GIS degree.

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November 13, 2015
Advanced GIS Internship

Multi-modal transportation network building and analysis, terrain integration, and geostatistical analysis of large-scale models and databases.  Internship tasking will involve substantial work on a global transportation network that integrates qualitative data from varying projects at START.  Interns will perform various tasks constructing representations of existing transportation systems as well as more abstract, theoretical models of non-traditional transportation networks.  Tasking will regularly encourage creation of automated processes/tools in a model builder/python environment.

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June 22, 2014
Advanced GIS Internship
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April 6, 2014
Advanced GIS Internship - Fall 2015

Advanced GIS will consist of one of two options: 1) Multi-modal transportation network building and analysis, terrain integration, and geostatistical analysis of large-scale models and databases OR 2) Working with the GIS staff on an appropriate capstone activity for the MPS GIS degree. 

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June 21, 2015
Advanced GIS Internship - Spring 2015

Multi-modal transportation network building and analysis, terrain integration, and geostatistical analysis of large-scale models and databases.  Internship tasking will involve substantial work on a global transportation network that integrates qualitative data from varying projects at START.  Interns will perform various tasks constructing representations of existing transportation systems as well as more abstract, theoretical models of non-traditional transportation networks.  Tasking will regularly encourage creation of automated processes/tools in a model builder/python environment.

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November 9, 2014
Advanced GIS Internship - Summer 2015

Advanced GIS will consist of one of two options: 1) Multi-modal transportation network building and analysis, terrain integration, and geostatistical analysis of large-scale models and databases OR 2) Working with the GIS staff on an appropriate capstone activity for the MPS GIS degree. 

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April 5, 2015
Advanced Research Internships
Advanced Research Internship Description
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March 23, 2014
CBRN & Emerging Technologies Simulation Development - Fall 2015

Are you a gamer?  Are you interested in simulations or serious/educational games?  Have you participated in a START simulation that felt surprisingly real and engaging? Did you ever wonder—how did they do that? Do you want to help us design some?  If so, please join us in our efforts to develop terrorist incident simulations based on chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, and emerging technology threats.

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June 21, 2015
CBRN Database Coder Internship

The Profiles of Incidents involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents by Non-state Actors database - known as POICN – includes information on terrorist plots, acquisitions, and attacks relating to CBRN agents. The initial version of the database focuses on both international and domestic CBRN terrorism cases from 1990 to 2011.

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June 8, 2014
CBRN Database Coder Internship
CBRN Database Coder Internship Description
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March 23, 2014
CBRN Database Coder Internship - Spring 2015

The Profiles of Incidents involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents by Non-state Actors database - known as POICN – includes information on terrorist plots, acquisitions, and attacks relating to CBRN agents.

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October 26, 2014
CBRN Senior Database Technician Internship
CBRN Senior Database Technician Internship Description
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March 23, 2014
Communications and Communications Research Opportunities

Opportunities are available on the center’s Communications and Public Relations team as well as our Risk Communications and Communication Resilience research team. Applicants with an interest in developing their professional communications skills as well as those with an interest in the academic and practical study of risk communication and community resilience are encouraged to apply.

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November 8, 2013
Communications Internship

START communications interns will report to the director of communications. Responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and editing press releases
  • Writing and publishing feature stories
  • Planning and attending events
  • Creating media kits
  • Developing and tracking media lists
  • Monitoring social media
  • Assisting with strategic planning and implementation
  • Engaging in START’s educational enrichment program

Qualifications:

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April 6, 2014
Communications Internship - Fall 2015

START communications interns will report to the director of communications. Responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and editing press releases
  • Writing and publishing feature stories
  • Planning and attending events
  • Creating media kits
  • Developing and tracking media lists
  • Monitoring social media
  • Assisting with strategic planning and implementation
  • Engaging in START’s educational enrichment program

Qualifications:

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June 21, 2015
Communications Internship - Spring 2015

START communications interns will report to the director of communications. Responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and editing press releases
  • Writing and publishing feature stories
  • Planning and attending events
  • Creating media kits
  • Developing and tracking media lists
  • Monitoring social media
  • Assisting with strategic planning and implementation
  • Engaging in START’s educational enrichment program

Qualifications:

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October 26, 2014
Communications Internship - Summer 2015

START communications interns will report to the director of communications. Responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and editing press releases
  • Writing and publishing feature stories
  • Planning and attending events
  • Creating media kits
  • Developing and tracking media lists
  • Monitoring social media
  • Assisting with strategic planning and implementation
  • Engaging in START’s educational enrichment program

Qualifications:

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April 5, 2015
Communications – Spring 2017

The START Communications team is seeking two communication/public relations/journalism interns this spring semester. Rather than performing START research, candidates chosen for this project will gain extensive experience writing and publishing, developing social media strategies, and monitoring and reporting various analytics for the organization as a whole. Interns will also have the opportunity to work with the news media, learn media list and monitoring programs, and work in graphic design. 

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November 4, 2016
Communications- Fall 2016

Communications Internship

Supervisor: Jessica Rivinius rivinius@start.umd.edu and Beth Schwartz eschwar4@umd.edu​

Description of internship responsibilities and duties:

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July 10, 2016
Communications- Spring 2016

Communications Internship

Supervisor: Jessica Rivinius rivinius@start.umd.edu

Description of internship responsibilities and duties:

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November 13, 2015

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