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WHAT ARE CADET TROOP LEADER TRAINING INTERNSHIPS?

Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) Internships provide MSL III Cadets with an opportunity to exercise specialized language, technical or research skills. Internships range from three to eight weeks long. Cadets receive an Officer Evaluation Report upon completing the internship.

Cadets who wish to participate in any internship must meet application requirements, submit an application packet and receive approval. Only Cadets approved by their professor of military science and meeting all application requirements at the time of application will be considered for internships. Internship applications are specialized to each program offered. Timelines for submission may vary for some internships.

ARMY SCIENCE BOARD (ASB)

The Army Science Board is a Federal Advisory Committee organized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. It is the Department of the Army senior scientific advisory body chartered in 1977 to replace the Army Scientific Advisory Panel. The ASB advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Army, the Chief of Staff of the Army, the Assistant Secretary of the Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT), the Army Staff, and major Army commanders on scientific and technological matters of concern to the Army.

The Secretary of the Army delegates oversight authority to the ASAALT, who functions as the ASB Director. The Army Science Board, working with the U.S. Army Cadet Command, has established an internship program to offer research, practical experimental work and leadership experience to ROTC Cadets.

The ASBIP is a three-phase internship:

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CHAPLAINCY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (CHIP)

The Chaplaincy Internship Program is for MSL IIIs interested in pursuing an academic delay to become an Army Chaplain. Cadets in CHIP may serve at locations within the continental United States (CONUS) or outside the continental United States (OCONUS).

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RESEARCH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (RIP)

The Research Internship Program is not sponsored by a specific agency. Rather, this program places Cadets in internships with the Army's research and development labs across the country. All MSL III Cadets in research or technical programs are encouraged to apply or an internship.

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (PAOIP)

The Research Internship Program is not sponsored by a specific agency. Rather, this program places Cadets in internships with the Army's research and development labs across the country. All MSL III Cadets in research or technical programs are encouraged to apply or an internship.

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FORENSIC INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (FIP)

The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) located in Largo, Florida, exposes Cadets to biometric and forensic capabilities. During a two week training period, Cadets would be exposed to and taught how to examine fingerprints, tire tracks, and footwear impressions, as well as explosives detection, chemical analysis, media exploitation, IED investigation, and deployable forensic laboratories and capabilities.

The training will consist of mandatory lecture viewing via podcasts prior to the Cadet's arrival at NFSTC. Upon arrival at NFSTC the knowledge delivered via the podcasts will be taught in a hand on manner in the NFSTC laboratories and facilities. Cadets in FIP will serve in Largo, Florida, at the campus of the NFSTC.

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INTELLIGENCE & SECURITY COMMAND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (INSCOMIP)

Cadets will be placed in G3 plans, G3 Ops and Training, G1, G4, or a general MI section working on MI products. Cadets will be working with Soldiers and civilians with in INSCOM on intelligence products that inform DoD leadership on national security issues. Cadets in INSCOMIP will serve at Fort Belvoir, VA.

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JOINT TRAINING COUNTER-IED OIC/SIMS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (JTCOICSIMSIP)

The JTCOIC SIMS produce training content for the DoD, Inter-Agency, and Allied organizations for use in individual, institutional, and collective training domains. Cadets will work in the directorate that is responsible for 3d physical model development, virtual terrain development, game engine improvements, and battlefield event recreation scenarios. Cadets are placed in positions to help throughout the directorate based on their background.

If Cadets have any programming experience they will assist with gaming improvements; art background - model development; geography - terrain; and gaming which would help in our scenario development efforts. Cadets in JTCOICSIMSIP will serve in Newport News, VA.

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NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (NNSAIP)

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs offers a suite of activities to enhance collaboration between NNSA's eight sites and the U.S. Military Academies and ROTC programs at other universities. These programs are administered at NNSA and executed at NNSA sites, including the labs, production facilities and the Nevada National Security Site. At each location, leading-edge research and development is carried out on key national security technologies critical to the United States and its allies. Programs include science, technology and engineering essential to sustaining the nation's arsenal of nuclear weapons, plus a wide array of work on other efforts for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, among others, plus exquisite support to the Intelligence Community.

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RAPID EQUIPPING FORCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (REFIP)

The The United States Army Rapid Equipping Force rapidly provides capabilities to Army forces employed globally through current and emerging technologies in order to improve operational effectiveness. Technology Management Mission: Provides science and technology analysis to the Director, Rapid Equipping Force, and collaborates technology searches and gathering with other Government agencies, academia, vendors, and foreign countries.

Searches for current to near-term emerging technologies and collaborates their development to support Soldiers. Is the single point of entry for vendors to the REF, coordinating and assessing unsolicited technology proposals. Opportunities may exist for extended internships beyond the standard four weeks.Cadets in REFIP will serve in Fort Belvoir, VA.

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ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (AMEDDIP)

The Office of the Army Surgeon General sponsors the program. Cadets are assigned to Medical Department Activities (MEDDAC) and Medical Centers (MEDCEN). The purpose of the AMEDDIP is to offer a Cadet insight into the Army Medical Facilities and exposure to leadership in the medical arena. Cadets are assigned to a preceptor and work under their direct supervision and direction of an AMEDD officer.

TARGET POPULATION:

Cadets pursuing academic majors in: Audiology, Clinical Lab, Dietetics, Environmental Science, Laboratory, Nutrition Care, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pathology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Pre-Dental, Pre-Optometry, Preventive Medicine, Psychology, Social Work, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine may apply for this internship.

Other specialty areas may be available. For more information about special areas please email the CTLT Program Manager.

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Cadets in the AMEDDIP may serve at locations within the continental United States (CONUS) or outside the continental United States (OCONUS).

CONUS locations include, but are not limited to:
Fort Benning, GA; Fort Bliss, TX; Fort Eustis, VA; Fort Leavenworth, KS; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; Fort Sam Houston, TX; and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, MD.

OCONUS Locations include, but are not limited to:
Landstuhl Medical Center, Germany; Tripler Army Medical Center, HI; and Wurzburg, Germany.

Locations and positions available change annually.

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ENGINEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (EIP)

This internship is sponsored by the US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE). This program is sponsored and funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Cadet will typically work in USACE District (Battalion or Brigade Command equivalent, usually in a resident office (construction office) working on civil, mechanical, electrical, or environmental engineering projects. Districts are located all across the US (36 Districts), and OCONUS (5 Districts). Projects support US Army or Air Force installations (military construction) or state and local communities (civil works-dams, levees, navigation, etc.).

Cadets may perform engineering functions such as design, project management, project engineer, construction representative (Quality Assurance), GIS, and more. Program focus is engineering majors. Majority of slots focus on civil, mechanical and environmental engineering; however, all engineers should apply. Applicants are slotted based on host requirements. Slots are requested based on the applicant's majors. Usually there are many more available slots than Cadets; so many possibilities are available to choose from.

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Cadets in the EIP may serve at locations within the continental United States (CONUS) or outside the continental United States (OCONUS).

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NURSE SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM (NSTP)

Cadets with an Academic Major of Nursing are the only Cadets eligible to apply for this program. Cadets are assigned to Army Medical Facilities both in the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS) including Europe . NSTP provides nursing Cadets with opportunities to develop and practice leadership in a clinical environment. Cadets work side-by-side with an Army Nurse Corps Officer preceptor. To qualify, Cadets must submit an application packet through their Brigade Nurse counselor to the Cadet Command Chief Nurse.

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