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
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
Summer Workshop on Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS 2020)

The 24th annual Summer Workshop on Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS 2020) will be held at Cornell University on July 5-19, 2020.

The workshops held in the previous 23 years have been extremely successful experiences in intellectual community-building. Participants each year have responded that the experience exceeded their expectations and proved critical in their professional development.

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March 1, 2020
Security and Political Economy (SPEC) Lab Training Program

The Security and Political Economy (SPEC) Lab at the University of Southern California is welcoming applications from current undergraduate students for an 8-week intensive research training program in summer 2020. The program includes training in research methods and work as a research assistant on faculty-led projects related to the political economy of security. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and all participants will receive free housing on the USC campus, travel reimbursement, and a stipend.

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February 22, 2020
Women’s Foreign Policy Group Annual DC Mentoring Forum

This roundtable career discussion provides an opportunity for students and young professionals to meet with international affairs professionals and learn from their career experiences. Unlike a career fair, the focus is on entering and succeeding in international career fields, not just opportunities at particular companies. 

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February 5, 2020
Center for Security and Emerging Technology Job Opportunities

The Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown University is now hiring a Data Research Analyst, CyberAI Fellow, CyberAI Research Analysts and Research Fellows.

CSET is looking for exceptional applicants who are eager to support their mission of studying the security impacts of emerging technologies, supporting academic work in security and technology studies, and delivering nonpartisan analysis to the policy community. 

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January 31, 2020
L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, they’ve awarded 80 postdoctoral women scientists over $4 million in grants. FWIS is seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM.

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January 31, 2020
2020 NSF INCLUDES Symposium for Advancing Latinas in STEM Academic Careers

The National Science Foundation will be hosting the 2020 NSF INCLUDES Symposium for Advancing Latinas in STEM Academic Careers from May 28-29, 2020 in South Padre Island, Texas. Within the NSF, the division on Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) will be hosting the collaborative event. The symposium is currently seeking proposals from faculty and administrators whose work “centers on STEM equity, as

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January 31, 2020
Job Opportunity: Facebook Head of Dangerous Orgs & Individuals, Global Operations

Facebook Head of Dangerous Orgs & Individuals, Global Operations

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January 31, 2020
U.S. State Department Conflict Stabilization and Armed Actors Conference

Join the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict & Stabilization Operations (CSO) for a two-day conference convening experts, practitioners, and policymakers to identify the stabilization-related challenges, policy tradeoffs, and opportunities in engaging armed actors in conflict-affected environments. Register to attend.

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January 30, 2020