At the Catalyst Campus, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the AFRL Scholars Program offers internship opportunities in research-based projects for a range of academic levels. At the Catalyst Campus, interns will work in a collaborative ecosystem where industry, small business, workforce training, entrepreneurs, startups and venture capital intersect with aerospace and defense industry to create community, spark innovation and stimulate business growth. Interns gain valuable hands-on learning experience under the mentorship of full-time AFRL scientists and engineers, and develop relationships with other scholars that will last a lifetime!

The AFRL Scholars Program at the Catalyst Campus offers various technical projects in STEM fields that develop systems, concepts, and technologies to enhance the Air Force’s information capabilities. Internships are typically 10–12 weeks, with a minimum requirement of 8 weeks. Extensions up to 14 weeks can be approved based on mentor need and funding availability. For more information about projects offered at the Catalyst Campus, please use the filters and search options available in Research Topics.