Internships at APL

Each summer, more than 400 college students from across the country are invited to intern at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). As a college intern, you’ll spend the summer contributing to engineering and research projects that help protect our nation and expand the frontiers of science. Summer internship programs require a minimum GPA of 3.0 and applications are accepted until March 31, 2022.

APL College Summer Intern Program

APL offers science and engineering internships each summer. The Laboratory’s internship program provides practical work experience and an introduction to APL. Students spend the summer working with APL scientists and engineers, conducting research, developing leadership skills, and growing professionally.

ATLAS Intern Program

The APL Technology Leadership Scholars (ATLAS) program provides a unique educational opportunity for a select group of students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. You will have the opportunity to work on projects alongside experts in your field and attend professional development workshops that focus on giving presentations, improving interview skills, writing resumes, and more.

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