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Application Deadline for 2018 HEMI/MICA Summer Program/Internship

February 21, 2018

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) are pleased to announce the Summer Project/Internship. The goal of this project/internship is explore visual representations of the HEMI organization, structure, current research, and relationships. For reference, a list of HEMI faculty and their research can be found here. Visual representations can include, but are not limited to: storyboarding and narrative, animation, photography, graphic design, interactive arts or products, games, information visualization, illustration, or drawing.

HEMI expects the internship to take place between June 1st and August 15th each year.


Current MICA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible to apply for this internship. The applicant will also need to identify a MICA faculty member who will serve as the advisor for this summer project/internship.


  • Students are required to spend at least 50% of the internship time on the JHU Homewood campus, in a PI’s lab
  • Students should propose a highly interactive project that requires various interactions with HEMI students/researchers
  • The project is independently directed, and best suited for a self-driven student. HEMI faculty/researchers will not provide a project/brief at the outset, but they can provide guidance, insight, and suggestions at the MICA student’s request as their proposed project evolves


The total award for this summer project/internship is $3,000. $2,000 will be granted to the student as a stipend that will also cover any supplies or expenses. $1,000 will be granted to the MICA faculty member for his/her time to support and oversee the development of the project.

Click here for more information on application format and details.  Proposals should be emailed as a single PDF document to the HEMI Senior Administrative Coordinator, Ms. Bess Bieluczyk ([email protected], 410.516.7794). Questions may be addressed to Ms. Bieluczyk as well.