DHS to expand its successful cybersecurity intern program this spring
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) summer internship program for community college students focusing on cybersecurity was so successful, the department plans to ramp it up.
Twenty-three community college students worked at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field offices this summer as unpaid interns, or what DHS calls “student volunteers.”
DHS plans to recruit more students for another round early next year involving another DHS agency—not yet determined—as well as ICE, said Douglas Maughan, director of the Cyber Security Division in DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate.
Maughan hopes the announcement for the next round will be published in late October or early November, with 12-week internships to begin in February or March. He would like to see the program expanded to three rounds a year.
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