Connecting Engineers & Scientists with Public Policy Since 1980
Each year, outstanding
engineering students are selected to spend nine weeks in
Washington, D.C., learning about the public policy process, including how government officials make decisions on complex technological
issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy
decisions. The WISE Program is ranked as one of the best
Internship opportunities in the U.S. by the Princeton Review.
WISE Alumni Now Linked In
Thanks to 2000 WISE Alumni Jon Horek, who established a community to help WISE program alumni stay in touch.
The application period for the 2013 WISE Program is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for 2013 in September. The deadline will be 31 Decembe2 2013.
Meet the 2013 WISE Interns!
Alexandra "Alli" Nilles
Colorado School of Mines
Marie Mella Stettler
Rose-Hulman Institute of Tecnology
University of Wyoming
Stevens Institute of Technology
Logan Michael Scott
Lucas "Luke" Wadman
Colorado State University
Andrew F. Schranck
Missouri University of Science & Technology
North Carolina State University
Michael R. Kurth
Georgia Institute of Technology
The 2012 WISE Students
The 2012 WISE Interns presented their papers on Wednesday, August 1st in House Science Committee's hearing room in the Rayburn House Office Building Room. A big thank you to William "Bill" Behn, the 2012 Faculty-Member-in Residence, for a successful WISE summer!
Video on IEEEtv
IEEEtv prepared a five minute video, featuring the
2008 participants of the WISE program. The video offers a program
overview and feedback from Interns on the WISE experience.
Calling All WISE Alumni!
We need your input to help WISE develop proposals for new sponsors and
funding sources. Tell us how the WISE experience affected your career,
what you learned from WISE and how you have used that knowledge and
experience in your work, in your professional activities, and in your
personal life. Use the Alumni update report
form or send your email directly to
Testimonials are especially
welcome and will be posted at the WISE website to help attract and
inspire future WISE applicants.
Alumni Hail from 147 Colleges and Universities
The more than 400 alumni of the WISE program come from a wide variety of
colleges and universities -- from
national engineering universities like M.I.T. and Stanford to smaller
schools such as Cedarville College, Calvin College and the Tuskegee Institute. The wide
distribution of students reflects the diversity of the program, one of
the things that makes WISE a unique experience.
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