Internship Program

APPLY TODAY! 2024 RI Internship Application

2024 Summer Internship Program

The 2024 application cycle is opened for the Summer Internship Program at the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory. This is a paid summer internship opportunity for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university at the freshman level through PhD level students must be SECURITY CLEARANCE ELIGIBLE to work on-site with AFRL researchers.

Examples of research topics include but are not limited to Data Efficient Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Small Unmanned Aircraft System, Neuromorphic Computing, Trusted Software, Quantum Information Sciences and much more. See 2024 RI Summer Intern Program Research Topics in right hand column to be posted when available.

For basic information on the areas of research that the selected interns will be working in, please view the AFRL/RI Core Competencies.

The 2024 Summer Internship Program will start on Monday, June 3, 2024, and end on Friday, August 9, 2024.

Traveling and housing assistance is available for those who live more than 50 miles from Rome, New York.

All correspondence regarding applications, including offers, will be made via email. Please direct all questions to

Priority deadline is January 31, 2024. The final deadline is March 15, 2024. Selections begin the first week of February 2024.