Summer With The Navy

Each summer, the U.S. Navy opens its doors to university scientists and engineers who want to work temporarily at 19 Navy research and development centers. The program, which is administered by the American Society for Engineering Education, offers three levels of appointments: summer faculty fellows, who must have two years’ teaching and research experience; senior fellows, who must have conducted research for five years and have significant publications; and distinguished fellows, who must have at least a five-year track record, a major appointment at a leading research institution, and an international reputation in a field of concern to the Navy. Stipends range from $800 to $1,250 per week plus travel and relocation expenses.

Now in its 11th year, the program chooses some 225 fellows from a pool of about 500. About 50 opt to work at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. Participants must be...

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