• SPIN interns

    You + NCSA = Endless Possibilities


    The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) needs talented, creative Illinois undergraduate students to participate in hands-on research and development projects in areas including supercomputing, data analytics, visualization, and more. NCSA's SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation) program offers paid internships to Illinois students who can contribute to challenging projects with support from members of NCSA's expert staff who act as mentors.

2021-2022 Academic Year Internships

Are you an Illinois undergraduate looking for your next internship experience? We are looking for highly motivated, creative undergraduate students to work on hands-on research projects with guidance from NCSA staff and faculty affiliates. The center will offer a limited number of paid SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation) internships during the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

The application period is now open. Apply by midnight June 28, 2021. To learn more about the available projects, please click on the "Mentors" tab.


SPIN 2021-2022 Academic Year session information:

  • Program dates: August 23, 2021 – May 4, 2022
  • Work 5 hours/week for 16 weeks each semester
  • SPIN interns earn $12.50 per hour and are paid as Undergraduate Hourly employees
  • Open to any UIUC undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • No restriction on year of study or major
  • International students are eligible

Contact us

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions regarding the application process

Address: 1205 W Clark St, Urbana, IL

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