Current Student Opportunities

Information will be posted below on various opportunities that are available for our current Information Systems students.

If you have a listing you would like to include on this page, please contact Dwayne Butcher, dbutcher@umbc.edu.


AI Research Internships for Undergraduates
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Language and Speech Processing
Deadline – Monday, March 4, 2024
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The Johns Hopkins University Center for Language and Speech Processing is hosting the Tenth Frederick Jelinek Memorial Summer Workshop this summer and seeking outstanding members of the current junior class enrolled in US-universities to join this residential research workshop on human language technologies (HLT) from June 10 to August 2, 2024.

The internship includes a comprehensive 2-week summer school on HLT, followed by intensive research projects on select topics for 6 weeks.

The 8-week workshop provides an intense, dynamic intellectual environment. Undergraduates work closely alongside senior researchers as part of a multi-university research team, which has been assembled for the summer to attack HLT problem of current interest.

Teams and Topics

The teams and topics being considered for 2024 are:

  • AI-Curated Democratic Discourse
  • Sign LLM, Large Sign Language Model
  • Evaluating LLM Performance in Research Astronomy
  • Multimodal Multi-Task Audio-Visual Transformer

We hope that this stimulating and highly selective experience will encourage students to pursue graduate study in HLT and AI, as it has been doing for many years.

The summer workshop provides:

  • An opportunity to explore an exciting new area of research
  • A two-week tutorial on current speech and language technology
  • Mentoring by experienced researchers
  • Participation in project planning activities
  • Use of cloud computing services
  • A $6,000 stipend and $2,800 towards meals and incidental expenses
  • Private furnished accommodation for the duration of the workshop
  • Travel expenses to and from the workshop venue

Applications should be received by Monday, March 4, 2024. The applicant must provide the name and contact information of a faculty nominator, who will be asked to upload a recommendation by Monday, March 15, 2024.

Questions can be directed to the JSALT 2024 organizing committee at jsalt2024@lists.johnshopkins.edu

Applicants are evaluated only on relevant skills, employment experience, past academic record, and the strength of letters of recommendation.  No limitation is placed on the undergraduate major.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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The Application Process

The application process has three stages.

  1. Completion and submission of the application form by March 4, 2024.
  2. Submitting applicant’s CV to jsalt2024@lists.johnshopkins.edu by March 8, 2024.
  3. Applicant’s Faculty Nominator, whose contact was provided in stage 1, will be asked to provide a recommendation letter in support of applicant’s admission to the program.  The letter is to be submitted electronically to jsalt2024@lists.johnshopkins.edu by March 15, 2024.

Please note that the application will not be considered complete until it includes both the CV and the letter.

Feel free to contact the JSALT 2024 committee at jsalt2024@lists.johnshopkins.edu with any questions or concerns you may have.

 

 


GAO Analyst Internships
Paid Opportunities
Deadline – Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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GAO’s Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics (STAA) team are hiring summer interns for STAA’s Innovation Lab.  GAO’s STAA team evaluates and assesses current and emerging science and technology issues and their impacts on innovation. GAO’s Innovation Lab explores, pilots and deploys new auditing techniques using data science techniques, information assurance auditing capabilities, and emerging technical innovations. For more information on the GAO’s Innovation Lab, see https://gaoinnovations.gov/

Internships are paid and have to potential to be converted to a permanent position. Students should be aware that it’s not yet definitive whether the internship will be 100% virtual but, the internship is eligible for telework with the option of working in person.  If hired, interns will be assigned to one of the GAO locations listed in the vacancy announcement for the position that they applied for, and that location will be their assigned Official Duty Station (ODS). Interns will be required to report in person to their ODS for their first day of the new hire orientation to complete necessary.  Below is the link to the undergraduate and graduate application:

GAO Undergraduate Student Trainee (Interdisciplinary – https://www.usajobs.gov/job/773862800
Applications for undergraduates close on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

GAO Graduate Student Trainee (Interdisciplinary)- https://www.usajobs.gov/job/773865000
Applications for graduates close on Friday, February 23, 2024

If students have any questions, please contact:

Leslie McNamara
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Analyst, Health Care
McNamaraL@gao.gov
202-512-6269