Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Blog

A law enforcement officer speaks on a radio with a police car in the background.
January 11, 2023
Examine the types of careers after the military that veterans may pursue and learn how they can apply their skills, honed through service, to a civilian role.
A team of uniformed emergency responders huddled together.
January 10, 2023
Effective disaster management can help mitigate the damage from unforeseen events. Explore different disaster management jobs to help chart your career path.
A cybersecurity professional uses a tablet.
January 4, 2023
Organizations need professionals who can lead their cybersecurity efforts and protect sensitive data. Learn how to become a chief information security officer.
A smiling intern carries a binder in a conference room.
January 3, 2023
Gaining experience is crucial for a national security career. Explore national security internships and the value of an advanced education in national security.
A line of police cars with their lights on at a crime scene.
November 23, 2022
How can emergency preparedness prevent mass shootings? Discover how effective emergency preparedness can help prevent and manage mass shootings in the U.S.
Two policy analysts examine a document.
November 22, 2022
What does a policy analyst do, and how does their work affect the population? Learn about a policy analyst’s responsibilities and the career steps for success.
A group of officials and medical personnel stand near a conference table analyzing a document.
November 11, 2022
COVID-19 serves as a reminder of the importance of public health emergency preparedness. Explore what public health professionals do to prepare for emergencies.
An information security analyst working on a desktop computer in an office.
October 14, 2022
Information security analysts are responsible for protecting sensitive data. Explore how to become an information security analyst and what the role entails.
An emergency management director points at a note on a whiteboard.
October 11, 2022
Emergency management professionals lend vital support when disaster strikes. Explore the job description and average salary of an emergency management director.
A group of counterterrorism officials reviews information on a computer monitor.
October 5, 2022
What is counterterrorism? Explore different careers in counterterrorism and what the Department of Homeland Security does to counter terrorist efforts.