Washington Internships for Students of Engineering | American Nuclear Society (INT:UNR)

WASHINGTON INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF ENGINEERING (WISE) | AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
The Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) program allows a select group of engineering students to spend a summer in Washington, D.C., learning first-hand about how government and technology influence one another. ANS sponsors up to two WISE interns each year. Interns are housed at George Washington University at the expense of the WISE Program, and receive a stipend for the summer.

The WISE Program is co-sponsored by several professional engineering societies. The Program is open to students in engineering or technology and policy programs who are in their junior or senior year of undergraduate studies or in graduate school. Approximately 12 outstanding students are selected in a nationwide competition to spend 9 weeks during the summer in Washington, D.C., led by a faculty member-in-residence.  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • During their internship they attend a series of seminars to learn how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.
  • Each intern also completes an independent research project and paper dealing with a technology policy issue.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicant must be a Junior or Senior engineering student or a recent engineering
  • graduate beginning study in a graduate-level, technology policy-related program;
  • a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States;
  • A student (or Higher grade) member of the American Nuclear Society.

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Washington Internships for Students of Engineering – American Nuclear Society – (INT)

HOW TO APPLY: 
Interested applicants should apply online.