Internship Opportunities

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Air Force Research Lab Internships - Air Force Research Lab

November 3, 2014

Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Discovery Lab (Wright Patterson AFB, OH) has openings this Spring & Summer for freshmen to PhD students studying in STEM fields with special emphasis on engineering, computer science, and serious gaming.
15 & 10 week full and part time research positions are offered to US citizens.
Housing provided for qualified students.
Some projects will be partnerships with govt/industries. Part-time research opportunities exist in many cases that will not require relocating.
Some of our projects will be in partnership with Army Research Laboratory, NASA, or one of our off/on-site industry partners.
Here are the technology areas that we are seeking top students for Spring & Summer.
• Virtual Reality/ Serious Gaming • Big Data Analytics of Unstructured Data • Internet of Things: Computational Electronics • Biomedical Assistive Technologies • Smart Vision for 3D Printed “Drones” • Cybersecurity for Embedded Systems

To learn more: the first step is to send email asap (since we are first come / first serve) with just in email’s subject line to:
Sensors & Smartphones
Healthcare Applications
Internet of Things
Computing Electronics
3D Virtual Reality / Gaming
Computer Vision & Autonomy
Geospatial Intelligence
Human-Computer Interfaces
Attach a resume & answer three questions:
what school do you attend, what would be an “AWESOME!!” project if selected & why should we select you?  Be credible

Application Development Interns - American Century Investments

September 11, 2014

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Job Description
Candidates who submit applications prior to September 30, 2014 will have first consideration.
Throughout your internship with American Century Investments, you’ll work alongside 180 IT professionals applying technology to solve challenging business scenarios.  You will become a member of an application development team, provided a dedicated mentor, and work with a manager who cares about you and your career goals.  Returning interns will have the opportunity to work in a different application area.  Over your summer(s) you will receive informal and formal feedback that will help advance your technology and business skills.  Our goal is to help you develop into a very competitive candidate for a career at American Century Investments!
Our Application Development and Integration teams align with all facets of the business.  We use a combination of purchased software (both cloud and hosted on premise) and internally developed applications to support Investment Management, Sales, Client Servicing, and Corporate Functions.
About Our Company: 
American Century Investments (ACI), a leading privately held investment management firm based at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza, is committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958.  We manage over $140 billion in assets serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations, and individual investors.   ACI offers a variety of actively managed investment disciplines through an array of products including mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, commingled trusts, and sub-advisory accounts.  A global company, ACI’s 1,200 associates serve clients from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Mountain View, CA, and Kansas City, MO.  More than 40 percent of ACI’s profits support research to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes, and dementia. For more information, visit
What We Require:
•Effective analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy
•Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; highly motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn
•Uncompromising ethical standards and professionalism
•Currently a sophomore to graduate student working towards a degree in computer science, MIS, or equivalent
•At least one class completed in Java, .NET or an ETL tool
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
·     Exposure to experienced mentors; long-term employment potential post-graduation
·     Opportunities for community involvement
·     Corporate fitness center
·     401k eligible for intern contribution
·     Business casual dress
·     Housing assistance
Location:    Kansas City, MO
Job Duration:   May 26- July 31
Salary:   $20 / hour  
Job Location
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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GE Aviation Internship - GE Aviation

November 21, 2014

GE Aviation, through its Systems division, is a leading global provider of innovative solutions to builders and operators of military and civil aircraft engines and land vehicles. We are at the forefront of the aviation industry, creating systems for such advanced projects as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the US Air Force's F-22 fighter jet, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and the Airbus A380. It's a position that allows us to offer learning potential that is unmatched in world business. The kind of learning potential that will take you higher than you ever imagined. 

We still have Coop and Internship opportunities available for Spring, Summer and Fall 2015 in our Manhattan offices.
You'll enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.

October 6, 2014

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier summer and fall sessions, we will be holding a winter postdoc fellowship.

Locations: There will be both an in-person (in NYC) and online section of the fellowship.

Dates: Both sections will be from 01/05/15 to 02/13/15

Who should apply: Anyone within one year of graduating from a PhD program or who has already obtained a PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from internaitonal students welcome. There is a common application for both the online and in-person sections. Everyone else (including non-PhDs) is enouraged to sign-up for a future session.

For additional information, checkout our websiteblogVenture Beat article, or Harvard Business Review piece.