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NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program

Primary Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
City: Houston
State: TX
Job Duration: 10-15 Weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Geophysics
Medical Physics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Electrical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP), offers undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research support facilities. The program provides hands-on technical and research experiences with outstanding NASA mentors. Students work on practical problems that will see real applications in aerospace or on future NASA missions. NASA USRP is NASA's largest agency wide internship program, providing over 300 on-site mentored internship experiences year-round at all NASA centers.

The NASA USRP application system is a completely electronic process, accessed through the USRP web site. The online application gives students the freedom to save all their official documents and submit their application at their convenience.

To apply simply log on to our web site at http://www.epo.usra.edu/usrp/
Stipend: $6,000 - $9,000
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/26/2009
Job Website: www.epo.usra.edu/usrp
Additional Information: Fall 2009 application deadline will be posted on the USRP website.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Anthony Zippay
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
Email: john.a.zippay@nasa.gov
Phone: 281-483-2509
Secondary Contact: Sheri Klug
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
Email: sheri.l.klug@nasa.gov
Phone: 281-244-6957