Monday, March 11, 2013

Internships Galore at START! Apply Now!

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is excited to announce our Summer and Fall 2013 opportunities. In addition to the information provided below I have also attached flyers for the Fall and the Summer.

We are looking for interns with a wide array of skills and majors. We will consider current and recently graduated undergraduates and graduates. In addition to the experience gained during their internship, interns will also receive mentoring, training and be able to participate in a calendar or professional development activities. START is also willing to work with departments to enable their students to undertake our internships for credit. Our internships are unpaid and students must be able to undertake their work hours at START at the University of Maryland College Park.

Below is a short summary of the opportunities available. Please visit our website for more information and to access the application forms.http://www.start.umd.edu/start/education/research_support/internships/

Why Choose an Internship at START?
  • Experience working with a large team of dynamic and experienced researchers on a large multi-year project.
  • Hone and develop a range of transferable skills.
  • Opportunity to work with and meet other students and researchers with similar interests.
  • Enrichment activities offering wide opportunities for learning and personal growth, schedule includes simulations, career presentations and research talks.
  • Internships can be undertaken for academic credit.
General Requirements:
Applicants for all internships must:
  • Have a good academic record.
  • Demonstrate an interest in the subject matter.
  • Complete and submit an application by the deadline.
  • Agree to attend orientation and training.
Projects may have specific requirements.

How to Apply:

Application deadline Summer 2013:
Priority Date Sunday March 31
Final Deadline Sunday April 7


Application Deadline Fall 2013:
Priority Date Sunday June 2
Final Deadline Sunday July 14

Applicants must submit an application form and supporting documentation via email to education@start.umd.edu.

For more information about the projects, requirements and for the application forms visit:http://www.start.umd.edu/start/education/research_support/internships/