AFRL at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the AFRL Scholars Program offers internship opportunities for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as professional educators. Join the team and spend your internship researching the exciting frontiers in basic research. AFRL Scholar internships are typically 10–12 weeks, with a minimum requirement of 8 weeks.  

The Research Assistantship (RA) position is offered for AFRL Scholars enrolled as upper undergraduates, master ’s-seeking, or doctoral students. RAs are conducted under the tutelage of seasoned mentors and are renewable annually. RAs participate in more intensive and advanced research, in collaboration with their AFRL Mentors, with the intention of securing long-term employment with AFRL at the conclusion of the experience. 

AFOSR’s Mission is to Discover, Shape, Champion, and Transition High-Risk Basic Research to profoundly impact the future of the Air and Space Force. With a broad, long-term perspective, AFOSR identifies areas for investment and collaboration to advance the Department of the Air Force’s (DAF) research and development enterprise across the full spectrum of air, space, and cyber operations. AFOSR builds bridges to the world’s most prestigious universities and talented researchers to enhance partnerships and provide revolutionary science and technology discoveries. 

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