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Our Virtual Volunteering Project participants will have an impact.

We have a Virtual Volunteering Project that will allow our members to have an impact.

The Mentor Care Officer has the unique opportunity to coordinate with the Lint Center pool of senior members of the intelligence community and national security community.


Would you like to learn about intelligence or national security? Are you looking to make an impact with your expertise on National Security issues? Do you consider yourself someone who can empower others with your knowledge in counterintelligence? Are you passionate about advancing the study of National Security globally?


If so, we would love to speak with you about our Mentor Care Officer position available at the Lint Center for National Security Studies. This is an extremely important role in our mission to foster and further the educational development and opportunities for the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security Workers. Our Mentor Care Officer should not only be passionate about this cause but also have the ability to track and coordinate with other mentors to ensure they are getting a positive experience from their mentee and overall satisfaction from the program.

If this sounds interesting, we want you to help propel our mission and make an impact with people learning about national security.


Over the age of 21.

Use of your computer, at your location.


What are the benefits for volunteering with Lint Center?



  1. For those individuals who volunteer will have an opportunity to interact with some Lint Center mentors.
  2. Mentors are highly regarded individuals who have practitioner oriented experience and who are current and/or former members of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Lint Center Mentors are individuals with expertise and experience in a broad array of our country’s intelligence agencies including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Energy, the Department of Homeland Security,  US State Department, and various other organizations including  the Department of Defense.
Presidential Service Award Nomination:  PVSA 


  1. In his 2002 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush issued a challenge to all Americans to make time to help their neighbors, communities, and Nation through service. He created the USA Freedom Corps to help all Americans answer his call to service and help foster a culture of service, citizenship, and responsibility. President Obama has signed a letter of recognition for those qualifying for a presidential service awards. As a result, we are now fulfilling award requests for service hours as indicated here.
  2. Hours spent on this project may be added toward a nomination for the Presidential Service Award. If nominees receive a service award, volunteers will receive 1) An official President’s Volunteer Service Award lapel pin; 2) A personalized certificate of achievement; 3) A congratulatory letter from the President of the United States; 4) A letter from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, 5) A personal letter of recommendation from the Lint Center for future employers.

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Bronze Silver Gold Lifetime

Bronze Silver Gold Lifetime
Children (14 and younger) 50 to 74 hours 75 to 99 hours 100 hours or more 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime)
Young Adults (Ages 15 to 25) 100 to 174 hours 175 to 249 hours 250 hours or more 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime)
Adults (25 and older) 100 to 249 hours 250 to 499 hours 500 hours or more 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime)
Families and Groups (two or more people)* 200 to 499 hours 500 to 999 hours 1000 hours or more 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime)




The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Public Affairs Office, is seeking highly-motivated volunteers. The Lint Center Public Affairs Office provides a wide range of communication services for the Lint Center and serves as the primary liaison between the Lint Center and the news media as well as the general public. The office promotes enhanced public awareness about the Center, its mission as a non-profit, its scholarship recipients, and its think tank efforts promoting the innovative ideas and counterintuitive solutions of contributing writers addressing existing counterintelligence, defense policy, and national security issues. Presidents Volunteer Service Award Certificate


Most of these opportunities are totally virtual (volunteer doesn't have to be on site at the organization)

The Lint Center may request a quick telephone interview, a resume review, and/or a short writing sample.


To sign up, create an account, and track your volunteer service hours, please, visit http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov.  To create an account all you need to do is follow the four step easy registration process. You can keep a record of your service update online. The Record of Service Key for Lint Center is CHN-34740.




Please provide your comments, suggestions, and ideas by using the Feedback form at http://www.LintCenter.com/feedback.htm. This form may also be used to start the dialogue with the Center, should you require clarification. Our aim is to provide motivated individuals with a rewarding, enriching experience and to provide Lint Center interns with the basic skill set and practitioner oriented knowledge needed to reach the next step. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly with any questions. We welcome your interest and look forward to hearing from you.


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Our Mission: "Empower, Enhance, Enable"

The mission of the Lint Center for National Security Studies is to foster and further the educational development and opportunities for the next generation of America's Counterintelligence and National Security Workers. The Center focuses on empowering individuals, enhancing the study of national security issues, and enabling emerging leaders to be mentored by established current-and-former industry experts.

Lint Center Description :

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding.

The Center aims to:

1. Identify promising individuals and assist in educational pursuits through scholarship initiatives

2. Provide talented individuals with a meaningful leadership development mentoring program by current-and-former Counterintelligence and National Security Workers

3. Create a forum for the dissemination and discussion of National Security Studies through the Center's online Web-portal.


All donations and contributions to the Lint Center are allocated solely to the Center's scholarship funds.


All actions and activities by the Lint Center are conducted by unpaid staff and volunteers.


The Center is Veteran and minority operated and managed.


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January 2014 July 2014
William White
A member of USNA
Niki K
Jessie W
January 2013 July 2013

Megan Rosenberger

A. Thorpe

Denae Ford

Alana Perez

January 2012 July 2012

Miguel Ibarra

Zach Przystup

Greg Williamson

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Joey Kirshy

January 2011 July 2011


Devin Hernandez

Matt Richardson

Sabeena Shaikh

Joshua Basquez

January 2010 July 2010

1LT John Deniston

Jordan Harms

Ms. K, Name Withheld

One Deployed Unnamed

Boris K

Jordan Daniels

Trevor Kennedy


Spring 2009 Fall 2009


Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort

January 2008 July 2008

Tim Coleman

First Winner

SGT, Jennifer Flory

Joe Linhart

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Since 2007


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William White &  A member of USNA


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5 Sep 2012


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Past Scholarships Awarded:

Special Agent Rick Eaton Scholarship


Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship


Mr. Jack McCoy Scholarship


'Quest for Knowledge' Scholarship: Honoring CPL Christopher J. Coffland


Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship


Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship


Aehee Kim Alliance Building Scholarship


Ben Franklin Scholarship at  Lint Center


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