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    Department of the Navy – NRL HBCU/MI/TCU Research Internship Program

Join one of the Nation's leading multidisciplinary science and technology programs for a ten-week laboratory internship at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL-DC). This comprehensive, multi-component program offers students the opportunity to conduct state of the art research relevant to the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN) and the NRL.  Internships are awarded competitively to students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate training in science, mathematics, or engineering.

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWCIAS) works jointly with the NRL HBCU/MI Program Director to co-administer the internship programs on-line database and application process. Please refer to the TWC website and point-of-contact (POC) for more detailed information
Department of the Navy - Naval Research Laboratory Internship Program: 

NRL Program Coordinator:
Paul Charles


Research Opportunities include (but are not limited to):
  • Graphical User Interface-Robotics Engineering
  • Microbattery and Miniature Power Source Designs
  • Protein Engineering and Therapeutic Enzyme Development
  • Image Processing and Data Interface
  • Microstructural Studies of Advanced Steels
  • Nanoparticle Characterization and Synthesis
  • Structural Biology and X-ray crystallography
  • Molecular Engineering of Bioconstructs for Chemical and Biotoxin Detection
  • Microbiotics: Engineering and Design
  • Meta-Proteomics and Mass Spectral-Based Proteome Profiling
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Novel Materials Joining Processes
  • Micro- and Nanofabrication Surface Design of Materials
  • Computational Design and Characterization of Materials
  • Engineering and Device Fabrication for Explosives Detection
  • Nanocrystalline Magnetic Materials for Power Electronics
  • Electrochemical Reduction Pathways of Nitroenergetics
  • Laser Processing of Biomaterials
  • Solar Energy Harvesting
  • Organic/Inorganic Molecular Imprinting
  • Surface Plasmon Resonance Analysis
  • Quantum Materials
  • Solar radio astronomy
  • Design and fabrication of III-V semiconductor-based optoelectronics Infrared detection and imaging
  • Electromicrobiology - molecular and synthetic biology to investigate and develop electrical capabilities in living bacteria