Michelle Adams and Mickey Shelton at Lincoln Lab, 1977

Michelle Adams and Mickey Shelton
Photo: Calvin Campbell/MIT News Office, Courtesy MIT Museum

Tennessee University students Michelle Adams (right) of Nashville, TN and Mickey D. Shelton of Petersburg, TN in their second year as interns at Lincoln Lab, June 1977.

Created in 1974, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Minority Student Internship Program exposed students to research in advanced electronics, aiming to expand opportunities for undergraduates from historically black colleges.

Timeline: 1970s
Career: EducationEngineeringMilitaryScienceTechnology
Object: Image
Collection: HBCUs, Integration and Differentiation 1969-1994, Lincoln Lab, Recruitment, STEM Education, Students, Women
External Link: https://www.ll.mit.edu/