CEDAR email: Internship Opportunity

MOSES, JULIE J CIV USAF AFMC AFOSR/RTB julie.moses at us.af.mil
Thu Nov 12 13:10:52 MST 2020

A very exciting and rare opportunity has become available for an internship with the Joint Staff at the Pentagon in Washington D.C. for a graduate level student. If interested, please apply through the link below to Connect. Applications will be accepted through November 20th. This opportunity could lead to future opportunities so applicants are highly encouraged to apply!

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Location: Pentagon, Washington D.C.
Academic Level: Graduate
Term: Spring 2021 (full time)

Research Area(s):
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Autonomous System, Biotechnology/Biosciences, Data Sciences, Heliophysics, Human Factors/Human Systems Integration , Information Technology/Computer Science, Intern Opportunities, Materials Science & Nanotechnology, Quantum Computing, Systems Engineering

This intern opportunity, "S&T Scouting for Future Force Capabilities," is for a Spring 2021 full-time internship from late January through April. The intern will support the DoD Joint Staff's efforts to develop a future joint concept, apply skills of scientific inquiry and investigation to ensure the concept's approach is informed by and grounded in principles of science. For example, how does the joint force maintain communication and command and control when operating in an environment with limited/intermittent access to the electromagnetic spectrum? Establish and maintain knowledge on issues associated with a broad range of natural and physical science matters associated with the adaptability and transition of advanced warfighting capabilities to the Joint Force. Furnishes advice and consultation to the Future Technology Office (FTO) Director, and as required to Director, Joint Force Development office and Vice Directors, and to members of the Department of Defense (DOD) science and technology community on various Force Design and Force Development issues. Provide an understanding of critical science issues affecting short and long-term warfighting capabilities, the status of science and technology related projects and policies, directives of higher authority, and past results. Advises the FTO and Joint Force Development on relevant science and technology studies and work programs.

Applicant should be a physical scientist (MS or PhD candidate); excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to flex/adapt with change; ability to reach back into (cleared) network of scientists for consultations; desire to better understand how the US military operates and to contribute to helping with transition/introduction of emerging technologies.

Eligible candidates can apply through the AFRL Scholars Program application portal at https://afrlscholars.usra.edu/students/

Point of Contact:
Melissa Corning, Education Programs Office, (832) 986-7683, mcorning at usra.edu<mailto:mcorning at usra.edu>

Julie Moses
Program Officer, Space Science
875 N Randolph St Suite 3000
Arlington, VA 22203

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