Program Length: 10 weeks over the course of the summer

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Admissions Requirements:

Zintellect Profile

Educational and Employment History

Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the opportunity)

Resume (PDF)

Transcripts/Academic Records

One recommendation

Application Deadline: Mid July

Take your academic journey to new heights with the at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), this undergraduate internship offers a unique opportunity to work at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. As an ORISE participant, you will join a community of scientists and researchers dedicated to advancing hypersonic technology.

Under the guidance of a mentor, you will engage in research activities across various hypersonic technology fields. You will be matched to specific projects based on your academic experience and professional interests, providing a personalized and impactful research experience.

This ten-week research appointment offers numerous benefits, including a stipend determined by AFIT based on your academic standing, discipline, and experience. Additional benefits may include a health insurance supplement, relocation allowance, and training and travel allowances. There is also the possibility of renewing the appointment for additional research periods, depending on funding availability and project needs.

To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a STEM related field. Highly competitive applicants will have a solid academic background and a strong interest in furthering their STEM education at the graduate level.

A complete application includes a Zintellect profile, educational and employment history, essay questions, resume, transcripts, and one recommendation. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of selection.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to gain hands-on experience in hypersonic technology and advance your career in STEM. Apply now and embark on a thrilling research journey with AFIT!

Cost: Free, you will receive a stipend to be determined by AFIT.

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