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Internships

Below is list of the 2021 internships. USNA POC and Agency supplemental information is contained for each internship. Conact USNA Faculty Internship Sponsors for more information. 

Title of Internship USNA Faculty Sponsor PTE Eligible Host Eligibility info, Special requirements, Notes
National Weather Center (NWC) and University of Oklahoma@  Norman OK with multiple data collection locations - Severe Weather In-Field Training (SWIFT) Assoc. Prof. Barrett & LCDR Burich Yes DoD/ Joint Intended for Oceanography majors but open to all MIDN who have completed S0254 or with demonstrated exceptional abilities.  BLOCK 0 ONLY, with evenings, nights, and weekend work.
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) , Springfield , VA or St Louis, MO - Geospatial Intelligence Research Assoc. Prof. Muller Yes Federal Government Rising 1/C or rising 2/C, with rising 3fC be exception.  Preference is an Oceanography major with supporting coursework.  Others considered if they have the background for projects.
Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC)@ Stennis MS - Weather prediction and data analysis CDR Allon Turek Yes Navy Can be scheduled in Blocks 1, 2 or 3.  Appropriate academic background and coursework required.
Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) @ Narragansett, RI - EV  Nautilus, Deep Ocean Exploration Prof. Steppe Yes Non-Profit Rising 1/C or rising 2/C Oceanography or Ocean Engineering major. Requires public speaking skills and navigation skills.
Office of Emergency Management@  Annapolis, MD - Emergency Management & Disaster Planning Instr. Davies Yes City Gov't Open to any major;  preference for Oceanography  major or MIDN with background interest in applied
meteorology, emergency mgmt, disaster prep. Must have completed relevant background course and working knowledge of MATLAB, GIS or similar analytical software.
Polar Science Center at Applied Physics Lab (APL) – Seattle CDR Gallaher Yes Applied Physics Lab (APL) – Seattle Rising 1/ or 2/C STEM major, with min of 2.7 QPR.  HUM/SS majors by exception.  Scheduled in Block 3. Preference given to MIDN with previous experience in Arctic field or lab research, and with an interest in capstone or research in Polar Science field during the academic year
Toolik Field Station@ North Slope - Toolik, AK - Tundra Material Flux Field Study CDR Gallaher Yes DoD I Joint / USCG Rising 1/ or 2/C STEM major, with min of 2.7 QPR.  HUM/SS majors by exception.  Preference given to MIDN with previous experience in Arctic field or lab research, and with an interest in capstone or research in Polar Science field during the academic year.
Training and Research in Oceanic and atmospheric Processes In Tropical Cyclones (TROPIC) CAPT Sanabia Yes U.S. Air Force Block 3 only.   Rising 1fC or 2/C Oceanography, Ocean Engineering, CS or Cyber majors. (Oceanography majors - completion of synoptic or tropical meteorology.) Selectees must conduct  Honors or Independent Research project with faculty internship sponsor in AY20.
University of Alaska@ Anchorage, AK  - Research with the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) CDR Gallaher Yes OHS / University
affiliated research center
Rising 1/ or 2/C STEM major, with min of 2.7 QPR.  HUM/SS majors by exception.  Preference given to MIDN with previous experience in Arctic field or lab research, and with an interest in capstone or research in Polar Science field during the academic year
University of Delaware, Lewes, DE - Robotics Discovery Laboratory Assoc. Prof. Smith Yes University Rising 1/C or 21C Oceanography majors preferred.  Other well-qualified M&S or E&W majors and highly qualified 3/C considered by exception.   Should have background/interest in littoral oceanography, robotics technologies and/or coastal engineering
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