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Fellowship / Internship Program

STA offers a Fellowship / Internship program as an opportunity for Fellows or Interns to gain Defense Contractor experience in a real-world environment. College graduates are eligible to be Fellows and College students are eligible to be Interns.

Program Objectives
  • Assist fellows/interns with enhancing applicable skills, including interpersonal, research, communication, scheduling, and business capabilities

  • Develop basic knowledge of government contracting processes, stakeholders, and atmosphere

  • Provide broad overview of business activities and areas, so that fellows/interns can gain perspective of varying paths and types of work

    • Government contracts environment​

    • Technical paths

    • Financial/programmatic paths

    • Internal/business operations

Structure / Schedule
  • For college graduates: 2-4 month fellowship; level of effort is approximately 20 hours per week

  • For college students: Multiple 8-10 week internship sessions per year, timed around academic academic calendar; sessions in spring, summer, and fall; level of effort is approximately 20 hours per week


Our inaugural fellow, Abby, did a terrific job with her research tasks! Thanks, Abby!!!

Summer Voluntary Internship Program

STA offers a Summer Voluntary Internship Program for the purpose of providing real-world, office education and research experience to students. This is an unpaid, six-week voluntary Internship Program.

  • Term: Summer

  • Duration: 6 weeks

  • Schedule:  2 days per week in-person at STA, combined with remote research and writing

  • Curriculum: Each week, summer interns will be assigned a different research topic; interns will be responsible for collaborating as a team to create a research paper in response to each week's research topic; STA will provide feedback to interns on each week's work product

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