A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus 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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CARR Far Right De-Radicalisation Webinars

What is deradicalisation? And what does it look like for individuals involved in radical right movements? As part of a new EU-STRIVE funded project with Hedayah, CARR will be unpicking these questions along with practitioners, former violent extremists and academic experts in a yearlong webinar series looking at far right deradicalisation good practices.

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July 16, 2020
Terp Young Scholars

Discover the challenge, excitement, and independence of campus life at the University of Maryland with Terp Young Scholars. With other academically talented high school students, you will pursue an academic interest, engage with dynamic faculty, enjoy UMD’s outstanding facilities and amenities, and get a jump on college by earning three university credits. During three remarkable weeks—whether commuting or living on campus—Terp Scholars fully experience university life at Maryland!

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June 15, 2020
Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

On March 16, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health released the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) of scholarly literature about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and the Coronavirus group.

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April 30, 2020
Focus Forward Fellowship

Program overview

Focus Forward Fellowship is designed to help women student veterans and service members build skills, leadership and a sense of community with their peers.

Through the program, Fellows will:

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April 30, 2020
Job Opportunity: Lafayette Group, Inc. Management and Strategy Consultant, Associate

Job Summary: Lafayette Group is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to work with government organizations to assist with stakeholder engagement and coordination and data analysis support to improve the performance of core mission operations. This position will involve developing strategic work products, planning and supporting stakeholder meetings, and conducting a variety of strategic, operational, and technical analyses. Apply here: https://bit.ly/33HaD1c

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April 30, 2020
Job Opportunity: Lafayette Group, Inc. Business Intelligence Intern

Job Summary: 

Lafayette Group is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to serve as paid interns in 2020. Our company supports a variety of public safety, emergency communications, and cybersecurity projects for Federal, State, and local agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

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April 30, 2020
UMD Three-Minute Thesis Competition

The UMD Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) competition challenges students to communicate the significance of their research projects to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes! The University of Maryland Graduate School invites graduate students from all disciplines to compete in the annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT).  

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April 8, 2020