Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

About Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. Our scientists, engineers, and analysts serve as trusted advisors and technical experts to the government, ensuring the reliability of complex technologies that safeguard our nation’s security and advance the frontiers of space.

While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at


Mechanical Engineering Intern

June 2021 - September 2021 Laurel, MD
“The environment was very welcoming and everyone is friendly. Serious and impressive works are being done and it's surprising how much independence one has on their intern project.”

Aerospace Engineering Intern

May 2021 Laurel, MD
“Flexible work schedule, clear goals for tasking”
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