Evaluation Criteria
NREIP interns will be selected based upon academic achievement, personal statements, recommendation, and career & research interests.

Award duration and stipend
The internship has a duration of 10 weeks.

For undergraduate students the stipend is as follows: Sophomores receive $5,250.00 and Juniors and Seniors receive $7,880.00. Graduate students will receive $10,500.00.

Stipends will be paid monthly, May-August.

  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Dual citizens may be accepted ONLY at Naval Research Laboratories.
  • Students graduating in the Spring 2012 semester are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate student to apply. If you are a freshman you may still apply but you must have reached sophomore status before starting at the lab.
  • Applicants should have majors relevant to the research interests of the laboratories.

Rising Sophomores now eligible to apply!!!!!!!

The last day to submit an application will be January 6, 2012. References and transcripts are due on January 6, 2012 by 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Award Announcements
Awardees as well as Non-Awardees for the Summer 2012 NREIP Program will be notified in Early-Mid April.

Research Start Dates
Start Dates will vary based upon the lab. The earliest anyone can start at a lab is the first week in May.