2022 Program Highlights

Number of interns in the program:


Student classifications of interns:

40 undergraduates, 12 graduates

Colleges or universities interns attended:

  • Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Albany State University
  • Bowie State University
  • California State University Northridge
  • California State University Long Beach
  • California State University Los Angeles
  • East Los Angeles College
  • Edward Waters University
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Morgan State University
  • Norfolk State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Penn State Altoona
  • Prairie view A&M
  • Southern University and A&M College
  • Spelman College
  • Tougaloo College
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • University of California Merced
  • University of California Riverside
  • University of California Santa Cruz
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • Virginia State University

2022 Program Testimonials

“My mentors and sponsors are incredible people they have been constantly in the know and communicative on helping out us interns and providing us with the steppingstones for this entire experience. I sincerely thank every single one of them from my heart as I enjoyed every minute of my stay here with the DoD and Chitra and I really truly feel it is a once in a lifetime experience and I sincerely hope I can come back and do it all over again with this program.”
– 2022 Intern

“Overall it was a really great experience so I would like to thank all those involved in running this program and for the opportunity. I hope to be back next year.”
– 2022 Intern