Cyber Student Intern Program

Cyber Student Intern Program

The Cyber Student Intern Program (CSIP) is designed to give current students an opportunity to work alongside cyber leaders with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


CSIP offers summer opportunities to current undergraduate and graduate students a chance to gain invaluable hands-on cyber experience through challenging work projects, real-life scenarios, and mentoring from DHS cybersecurity professionals. This program provides a way for the Department to expand the pipeline of future cyber talent which is needed to execute the unique cybersecurity missions at DHS.

Through this program, students currently pursuing degrees related to cybersecurity have the opportunity to gain first-hand exposure to the cybersecurity work performed at DHS. The selected students will gain invaluable experience while completing various assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission. In addition, they will participate in mentoring and professional development events with DHS managers and senior leaders. 

Program Length

This summer, over a course of 10 weeks, a cohort of selected undergraduate and graduate students will complete assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission at the Office of the Chief Information Officer.


  • Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)


Washington, D.C.


Stipend available for eligible participants.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Ability to meet security requirements specified in this announcement.
  • Be enrolled in an associates, bachelor's or master's degree program in an accredited university with a major and/or coursework in cybersecurity related studies or STEM in Computer Science such as: Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, Software Engineering, Supply Chain, Information Assurance, Information Technology, Systems Research, Systems Applications, Information Systems, Information Security, Software Assurance, or Business with a specific concentration in one of the above

How to Apply

The application period is now open.  View and apply to the job opportunity

Who to Contact for Additional Information

If you have additional questions, please send a message to with "Cyber Student Intern Program" in the subject line. You can also visit the Join DHS Cybersecurity page for more information on opportunities in Cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security.

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