WISE (Washington Internships for Students of Engineering)

Application deadline: February 1, 2023

SAE International is one of the participating societies in the WISE Program and sponsors one intern each summer to spend nine weeks in Washington, D.C., to learn about the public policy process including how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions. The program is ranked as one of the best internship opportunities in the U.S. by the Princeton Review. The program seeks applications from outstanding engineering students who display evidence of leadership skills and have a keen interest in public policy.

  • Applicants must be juniors, seniors, or entering their final year of undergraduate studies in engineering (or computer science).
  • Applicants may also be engineering graduates who are beginning their master's level of study in a technology policy-related degree.
  • Minority students are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States.

Visit the wise-intern.org for more information.

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