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WISE SPONSORS

American Ceramic Society (ACerS)

American Institute
of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

American
Nuclear Society (ANS)

American Society of
Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASHRAE

ASTM International

Institute of Electrical
and Electronics
Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)

SAE International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Connecting Engineers & Scientists
with Public Policy Since 1980

Each year, the WISE sponsoring societies select outstanding engineering students from among their memberships to participate in the nine-week WISE program in Washington. Students discover how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues, while at the same time, learning how engineers and scientists can contribute to the legislative process and regulatory decision-making.

The WISE Program is ranked as one of the best Internship opportunities in the U.S. by the Princeton Review.

 

Application Deadline for the 2017 program
31 December 2016

 

WISE Summer 2017 program dates

June 4 - August 5

 

 

Good bye to the 2016 WISE Interns!

(l. to r.)

Preston Kemp, SAE, Oklahoma Christian University; Andrew S. Cloyd, ASHRAE, University of ALabama; Emily Sheffield, ASME, Harding University; Michael Crenshaw, IEEE, Liberty University; George Basaly, AIChE, City College of New York; Logan Sit, ANS, North Carolina State University; Tomas Wesley Green, AIChE, University of Kansas; Brenna Doherty, ASME, University of Wyoming; Austin Wright-Pettibone, AIChE, University of Washington; Jennifer Madary, IEEE, Penn State; Nicholas M. D’Angelo Jr., ASTM, University of Akron; Logan DiTullio, IEEE, Clemson University; and Dr. Michael Marcus, the
2016 WISE faculty member in residence (FMR)

 

Please find their excellent work in the Journal of Engineering and Public Policy (Volume 20, September 2016) (uploaded by early September)

 

WISE Alumni Now Linked In
Thanks to 2000 WISE Alumni Jon Horek, who established a  community to help WISE program alumni stay in touch.


WISE 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 Chris BrantleyTestimonials are especially welcome and will be posted at the WISE website to help attract and inspire future WISE applicants.

WISE 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.


Copyright 2015, Washington Internships for Students of Engineering.

 

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