2023 Program Highlights

Number of interns in the program:


Student classifications of interns:

73 undergraduates and 17 graduates

  • Freshman: 1
  • Sophomore: 9
  • Junior: 37
  • Senior: 26
  • Masters: 13
  • Ph.D.:  4

Institution Category:

50% HBCU and 50% MSI

Colleges or universities interns attended:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Bakersfield College
  • Bowie State University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  • Coppin State University
  • Delaware State University
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Fisk University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Howard University
  • Jackson State University
  • Morgan State University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Spelman College
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • The University of Texas at Grande Valley
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of Houston – Downtown
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • University of Rio Grande Valley
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Virginia State University
  • West Virginia State University
  • William Paterson University
  • Xavier University of LA
  • Xavier University of Louisiana

2022 Program Testimonials

“This internship was an overall amazing experience and I hope to participate again and see my siblings participate.”
– 2023 Intern

“This internship has given me knowledge, experience and reassurance that this work is something I want to do for the rest of my life.”
– 2023 Intern

“This internship has helped me gain exposure and gave me people to talk to decide my next steps.”
– 2023 Intern

“This internship has made me consider a career in the DoD.”
– 2023 Intern

“My advisor was very knowledgeable, and it was a great growth experience not only career-wise but also personally.”
– 2023 Intern

“This internship has shown me how my interests align directly with the government’s interest, and I now know exactly what I want to do in terms of my career.”
– 2023 Intern

“It has taught me great skills and an inside look of what an engineer does in a daily basis. It also gives me a great insight of the DoD and be able to serve from the civilian side.”
– 2023 Intern

“I had an amazing experience with my internship. Such a valuable use of my summer months. Thank you. I hope I am fortunate to experience this again next summer.”
– 2023 Intern