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Year 4 Program Review Highlights ALERT Student Involvement January 27, 2017

The ALERT Year 4 Program Review was held on January 11th & 12th at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the ALERT research portfolio at both the theme and project levels, as well as the Center’s education program, transition efforts, and industrial partnerships. Several students from ALERT’s academic partner institutions presented at this year’s review on behalf of the research projects in which they are currently involved.

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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Summer Internship Program December 22, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country focused on helping DNDO meet its mission of “implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.”

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Job Opportunities at ALERT December 19, 2016

ALERT COE at Northeastern University is currently seeking to fill four job positions.

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Job Opportunity at BTI Institute December 9, 2016

The Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence at University of Houston, is looking to hire a new Communications Coordinator.

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Job Opportunity at Analog Devices December 2, 2016

ALERT Industrial Member, Analog Devices is looking to fill an Electrical Design Engineer position. Job Reference Number: 161791

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ALERT Student-Led Webinar on Thursday, December 1st November 30, 2016

We will be holding our first ALERT Student-Led Webinar on Thursday, December 1st from 11:00 – 12:00pm EST. This webinar is part of the ALERT Skill-Builder Webinar Series, and will be led by two of our ALERT students, Amanda Figueroa and Matthew Tivnan, who will present on state-of-the-art tools and techniques that have influenced their research processes.

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RAND 2017 Graduate Student Summer Associate Program November 30, 2016

DHS’s new Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), the Homeland Security Operations Analysis Center (operated by Rand) sponsors a Graduate Student Summer Associate Program at RAND. All applications are due January 5, 2016.

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Student Spotlight: Christian Sorensen November 1, 2016

Christian Sorensen, a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, is our newest participant in the ALERT DHS HS-STEM (Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Science and Engineering Workforce Development Program (SEWDP).

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The 2017 DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) November 1, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) are now seeking application for the 2017 DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). Faculty at MSIs can submit their applications to ORISE by December 19th, 2016.

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The DHS 2017 Summer HS-STEM Internship Program November 1, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security 2017 HS-STEM Internship Program is now accepting applications until December 7, 2016. This program is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs, and runs for 10-weeks during the summer.

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