Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Now accepting applications for the UMD START Summer 2022 Internship Program!


The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START), based here at the University of Maryland, is now accepting applications for its Summer 2022 Internship Program! 


As a START intern you will get:

  • Experience working with a large team of dynamic and experienced researchers.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge theories and methods.
  • Deepen your understanding of current issues in terrorism and homeland security.
  • Work on projects of immediate interest to the practitioner and policy community.
  • Hone and develop a range of transferable skills attractive to future employers.
  • Opportunity to work with and meet other students and researchers with similar interests.
  • Virtual Enrichment activities offering wide opportunities for learning and personal growth, schedule includes simulations, career presentations and research talks.
  • Mentorship from START staff and researchers in a successful professional environment.
  • Internships can be undertaken for academic credit (depending on approval from your institution and department). 


  • Currently remote and will be remote in the summer. 
  • May have the option to work in person pending further public health developments, but all will retain the ability to continue working remotely if desired. 


Stipend includes receiving $3,000 for summer semesters and $2,250 for fall and spring semesters.


  • Priority: Sunday, March 13 at 11:59pm ET
  • Final: Sunday, April 3 at 11:59pm ET

Application Instructions:

Virtual Information Sessions:

Attend the upcoming virtual information session to learn more about the program, explore resume and cover letter tips, and ask questions. 



Questions? Contact Eva Coll at