Deadline is Sunday, January 31, 2021 

ROME, NY — The 2021 application cycle has begun for Griffiss Institute’s Summer Internship Program at the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI). This is a paid summer internship opportunity for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university at the freshman level through PhD level, to work on-site with AFRL/RI researchers on a wide variety of research projects.

The majority of the students selected will be majoring in technical fields such as Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics. There may also be a few positions available in Accounting and Finance, as well as Multimedia, such as Graphic Communications, and Marketing.

For applicants who reside more than 50 miles from Rome, New York, allowances will be available to help cover the cost of travel and living expenses if selected for a position.

“Year after year, the Griffiss Institute and AFRL/RI continue to receive over 600 applications from across the country for a potential position in this highly competitive and coveted internship program,” says Mike Wessing, Griffiss Institute Acting President/Chief Engineer. “This past summer, even with the ongoing pandemic, students were offered and provided internships and the opportunity to be involved, through virtual means, with the most valuable, challenging, and educational work, right here in Rome, New York. We’re looking forward to another summer of productive and talented interns.”

The application deadline is Sunday, January 31, 2021. Resumes and current transcripts are required with each application. Summer internships at AFRL/RI are for U.S. Citizens only.

For more information on the areas of research that selected interns will be working in, and to apply, please visit www.griffissinstitute.org/summer-internship

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About Griffiss Institute
The Griffiss institute is a partner with Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) and an intermediary between the Lab, industry and academia. By partnering the Lab and its technologies with private industry and academia, the Griffiss Institute can facilitate and grow the technology base of the Upstate New York region. The institute has created a collaborative research environment with AFRL/RI that is accessible to industry, academia and world class technology experts providing an environment conducive to the growth of technology and ideas, while creating new business opportunities. To learn more about Griffiss Institute, please visit www.griffissinstitute.org

About Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate
With headquarters at Rome, NY, the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) research vector develops novel and affordable Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Cyber, and Intelligence (C4I) technologies. RI is recognized as a national asset and leader in C4I. Refining data into information and knowledge for decision makers to command and control forces is what we do. This knowledge gives our air, space, and cyberspace forces the competitive advantage needed to protect and defend this great nation. To learn more about AFRL/RI, please visit: www.wpafb.af.mil/afrl/ri 

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