Internship Opportunities

DHS-Sponsored Internships at IIAD

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate Office of University Programs offers several opportunities for faculty and student research teams to conduct research at a university-based DHS Center of Excellence like IIAD.

IIAD Undergraduate Internship

In 2014, IIAD created a new summer internship program for undergraduate junior and senior students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program matches selected interns with IIAD scientist mentors for a paid 10-week summer internship to gain hands-on experience related to the prevention, detection, control and mitigation of high-consequence transboundary animal diseases. Learn more.

IIAD Veterinary Student Internship

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, is hosting an internship program for veterinary students interested in furthering their knowledge and competencies in the areas of public health, education, outreach, and extension. Veterinary students are encouraged to apply to the program and selected interns will be matched with IIAD scientist, education, or agricultural Extension mentors for paid 10-week summer internships gaining hands-on experience while working on projects related to the detection, control, and mitigation of high consequence transboundary animal diseases. Learn more.

Student Résumé/CV Upload

Students who are interested in other internship opportunities with the Institute may file their resume and/or curriculum vitae through our student web portal page. The Institute will keep student information in a centralized database and will contact students directly to seek an internship application as IIAD internship projects become available. Internships are up to 12 weeks in duration. Learn more here.