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The SMART Scholarship – The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.
CMHSEA – The Central Maryland Homeland Security Educational Alliance offers a variety of internships and scholarships. Check out their website for a complete listing.
Eden Mill Nature Center – High School Summer Interns are expected to actively participate alongside our naturalist in the development, planning, and teaching of summer camp programs. High School Summer Interns will also be expected to greet visitors and answer questions, help care for our resident critters, create one nature center display, and various other duties throughout the summer.
Science and Engineering Apprentice Program, College Qualified Leaders (SEAP-CQL) – This program, sponsored by George Washington University and the Department of Defense, offers interested undergraduates and graduates the opportunity for a research internship in a DoD lab. Internships are available year round or for the summer only. There is no deadline for applying and applications are accepted all year.
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT)- – In this program, the marketing co-op/intern will play a substantial role across APT’s marketing and sales efforts. You will learn how APT develops its marketing strategy, optimizing investments in advertising, event marketing, and targeted outreach efforts. Working closely with APT’s sales team, you will gain experience and build knowledge of how to market and sell products to business executives at some of the world’s most successful companies.
URS Corporation Intern Architect – This is a summer intern position for students currently enrolled in a college level architectural program in their second or third year. The intern will be responsible for producing drawings using computer aided drafting software (CAD) and preparing graphical drawing and rendering displays for presentations.
SAIC Internship Program – For this program, you can participate as an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral candidate. Gain valuable experience while working on a variety of initiatives, from engineering, scientific, and technical programs to commercial projects around the world.
Rockwell Collins, Control Technologies, Inc. (RCCT) – Rockwell Collins offers students several options including internships and co-ops. The co-op program gives students hands-on experience in the work environment and culture of an innovative company while taking a temporary break from ongoing university courses. These opportunities enable students to participate in meaningful and developmental work assignments while pursuing an A.S., B.S., M.S. or PhD degree. Additionally, Rockwell Collins welcomes numerous interns throughout their company and geographic locations. A summer engineering project is also available for college students.
Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) -A program where military labs run a 1-4 week in-depth hands-on STEM experience for middle and high school students. The purpose of GEMS is to provide introductory experiences in STEM and spark interest among students. Student participants receive a small stipend to offset the costs of participating in GEMS. Open to students grades 7 to 11.
High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)/Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) – A commuter program for high school juniors and seniors and undergraduate students who demonstrate an interest in STEM to work as an apprentice in an Army funded university research laboratory.
Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) – A program where military labs can recruit, select, and hire high school students to spend the summer (and breaks during the school year, if desired) doing research under the guidance of a military scientist or engineer. The purpose of SEAP is to provide a foundational research experience for students that will encourage them to continue doing research when they go into college. Students are paid a stipend for participation in the program.
REAP – An 8 week summer internship made available to 120 high school apprentices each in university research laboratories. Available to students aged 16 and older. Selected students are awarded a stipend.
UNITE – A four-to -six week, pre-collegiate summer program for talented high school students from groups historically under-represented and under-served in STEM.