DHS Agricultural Defense Branch internship opportunity

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Agricultural Defense Branch has announced an internship opportunity for current undergraduate or graduate students. The intern will work directly with senior staff within the Branch in support of Agricultural Defense projects. Primarily, the intern will help design and implement a stakeholder workshop that will refine research requirements to […]

Introducing “Friday Lunch and Learn” webinar a New Service Offering from the Veterinary Science Certificate Program for High School Agricultural Educators and 4-H Volunteers

Are you interested in learning more about the Veterinary Science Certificate Program (VSCP)? Or, are you currently participating in the program and curious to see how other educators and volunteers are implementing the VSCP in their classroom? Program participants and those who are interested in learning more about VSCP are invited to join Joe Mask, […]

Air Force cadet joins IIAD for DHS Summer Research team for Federal Service Academies

Cadet First Class Stone Frankford, a biology major at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), spent six weeks of his summer at the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Center of Excellence, participating in the DHS Summer Research Team for Federal Service Academies (FSA) Program. […]

DHS Summer Research Team for Minority Serving Institutions

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, has welcomed three fellows from Virginia Union University (VUU) for a ten-week internship. The fellows will be serving as members of the DHS Summer Research Team for Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). The program, which is managed […]

IIAD welcomes two undergraduate summer interns

Mark Roehr and Jonathan Miller have joined the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, for the Institute’s new 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Roehr, a senior environmental health major from Colorado State University, is […]

Deadline is Jan. 15 for students to apply for HS-STEM internship program

Undergraduates and graduate students are invited to apply for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. U.S. citizenship is required. Deadline for applications is Jan. 15. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted through an online application system. This […]

Teacher resources now online for youth career program in veterinary science

Teacher resources are now online for a course designed to prepare students for careers in One Health. The resources include all materials needed to teach the first 100 lessons of the program, including videos, slides, handouts, questions, activities and curriculum guides. Registration for the course resources — titled  Teacher Resources for Veterinary Science: Preparatory Training […]

Fall applications are due Aug. 24 for career development program

We welcome applications from students pursuing studies at any university affiliated with the National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense (FAZD Center), the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases (CEEZAD), and the Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) as part of a new Graduate Level Career Development Program in […]