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Booz Allen Interns Develop Innovative Solutions to Help Combat the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across the United States. The issues surrounding addiction, treatment, and prevention are complex, and require an enormous level of collaboration among public safety and public health agencies. While there’s no single path forward to prevent opioid overdose deaths and treat opioid use disorder, it’s clear that innovative solutions are needed.

How Booz Allen Interns Are Improving Federal Disaster Response with Blockchain and Other Technologies

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Flashlight? First aid kit? Water? Check. When disaster strikes, federal disaster response agencies encourage us to be prepared with these and other basic emergency supplies. However, there’s much more to emergency preparedness than meets the eye. Before, during, and after a hurricane, tornado, flood, or wildfire, federal agencies must be able to quickly and effectively respond to, and communicate with, those in harm’s way.

Using Artificial Intelligence, Booz Allen Interns Develop Smart Tech Solutions

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How often do you ask Alexa or Siri a question? Grab an Uber or Lyft ride? Every day, we’re harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI). AI-enabled apps increasingly perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. The AI-powered revolution is here. And it’s transforming the way we think, work, and live.

From Disaster Relief to Public Health: Booz Allen Interns are Changing the World for the Better

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This month, nearly 400 talented university students from across the country join Booz Allen Hamilton as Summer Games interns. Over the next 10 weeks, they’ll compete to solve 85 tough challenges. Their ultimate goal? To change the world.

The Booz Allen Summer Games are here. 

DC Inno Spotlights Booz Allen’s Summer Games Internship Program

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Students who participate in Booz Allen Hamilton’s unique Summer Games internship program have the freedom to capitalize on their imagination, to grow, run with ideas, and learn the process of building something new in an unobstructed environment. They are encouraged to collaborate, and given intellectual freedom to develop and prototype ideas aimed at solving major world problems. Think large-scale issues including human trafficking and disease detection, to more granular challenges like infrastructure repair and military fleet management.

Revolutionary Drone Solution Takes Home the Gold at Booz Allen’s Summer Games

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More than 50 percent of the workforce will be comprised of Millennial talent by 2020. This generational shift, combined with the increasing demand for companies to find top STEM-based talent, has resulted in an arms race for interns. What is the secret sauce to attracting and retaining top tech-savvy Millennials?

The Next Generation Rucksack: Booz Allen Interns Develop Autonomous Vehicle to Ease Soldiers’ Load

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Today the average U.S. soldier carries at least 60 pounds of gear. An extended patrol can double that weight.1  A group of Booz Allen Summer Games interns are looking to end the musculoskeletal injuries – a result of the weight they carry – that can plague soldiers. As the military explores how to lighten the weight of equipment, these interns in Panama City, Fl.

From Protecting Critical Infrastructure to Streamlining IT Systems: How Booz Allen Interns Apply Machine Learning to Solve Tough Problems

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The steam engine. The airplane. The microprocessor. Now, machine intelligence—machines’ ability to perceive, interpret, and take action based on data—represents the next transformative technology for society. We’re already seeing its awe-inspiring effects: from trucks that drive themselves, to computer programs that develop drug therapies, to software that writes news articles and composes music.

Booz Allen Interns Use Crowdsourcing and Smart Phones to Save Lives During Natural Disasters

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Natural disasters cost billions in infrastructure repairs and claim tens of thousands of lives each year. In 2016, there were 91 weather, climate or geological disasters in the U.S.—including severe storms, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, heat waves and droughts.

Booz Allen Interns Wage War on Fake News

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In the second installment in the series about the Booz Allen Hamilton Summer Games internship program, read about how the firm’s interns are working to debunk fake news.

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