Pathways Internships for Students & Recent Graduates - Open to U.S. Citizens, paid (~$24K to ~$82K) internships for current undergraduate and graduate students and recent (2 years) graduates. Typical appointments are for 1 year and are expected to be full-time positions during the summer (June-August). In some cases, students can continue to work as interns during the school year as NIST resources and intern availability permit. Applications for internships are typically accepted in early fall and early spring.
Students not currently enrolled in a college-level computer science/engineering related program use the application below to apply and select Advanced Network Technologies Division (ANTD).
Note, students are encouraged to:
Carefully follow the application instructions and include all requested documents. You will not be notified if you forget!
Apply to both of the positions (Computer Science and Information Technology) if there is any question about your qualifications.
In addition to the application process above, please contact antd-opportunity [at] nist.gov to start the conversation about your internship at NIST/ANTD (and allow us to be on the lookout for your application).
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program - sponsors a 11-week summer internship program for undergraduate students enrolled at U.S. 2-year and 4-year institutions majoring in chemistry, computer science, engineering, materials science, fire research, nanotechnology, information technology, mathematics, biology, manufacturing, statistics, or other STEM discipline. The program provides students with hands-on research experience under the mentorship of a NIST scientist or engineer in Gaithersburg, MD. SURF students receive financial support including a stipend, travel allowance, and housing support during the summer.