You know about the Department of Defense, but did you know that most federally funded programs are contracted out to different companies? These contractors are major employers in the security field and many have sub-contracts with smaller companies as well. A little bit of research can help you broaden your job and internship search to organizations you’ve never even heard of before! Check out this link of top DoD contractors to get started, and don’t forget to look up who these companies might subcontract with as well! Informational interviews with staff in the field can also be a great way to get this information.