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There's no better place to go for undersea technology internships

At the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, the U.S. Navy develops its most advanced and classified underwater technologies. Since 1985, scores of University of Rhode Island students and alumni have played a key role in that research thanks to engineering Dean Emeritus Thomas Kim.

In 1985 Kim helped the URI College of Engineering win a little-known contract with the Navy that placed URI in charge of recruiting and screening students from around the country for paid internships at the Naval Underwater Warfare Center. The program has steered more than 2,000 students – most of them from URI – to internships. And when they graduate, the Navy pays attention...

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