Thank you for your interest in the ACE program. Applications are currently OPEN for the 2023 program!

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All government employees may email their resume, unofficial transcript, and two references to If you are a ROTC cadet or a non-government civilian, please submit your application here.
Application Requirements
  • The 2023 ACE program starts on 31 May and ends on 11 August. Applicants must be able to work during this time frame.
  • Must have applied via the AFRL/RI Advanced Course in Engineering (ACE) guidelines. To be considered for first priority selection, applications must be submitted in full by midnight EST on December 4, 2022. If the position is not filled following the first selection on Dec. 4th, however, the position will remain open and applications may be submitted until the final deadline on midnight EST January 22, 2023.
  • A minimum of two years’ college education, majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar technical major, plus zero to two years' experience in project support.
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.