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NY Space Grant Summer Internships at NASA Centers

Primary Institution: New York Space Grant Consortium
States: AL, CA, FL, NY, VA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0 out of 4.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Various sciences, Various engineering
Description: The New York Space Grant Consortium will provide $5,500 stipends and $1,000 travel/relocation grants for 10-week undergraduate student internships at the NASA centers shown below. As always, these opportunities are contingent upon continued funding from NASA.

1) Jet Propulsion Lab (Pasadena, CA)
2) Kennedy (Cape Canaveral, FL)
3) Langley (Hampton, VA)
4) Marshall (Huntsville, AL)

ELIGIBILITY:
To receive NY Space Grant funding, a full-time student must (1) be a United States citizen, and (2) be a New York state resident or attend a New York college/university. Additional eligibility details for each center's internship opportunity are listed as follows:

1) Jet Propulsion Lab:
Rising juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students in engineering & science.  Example research (PDF file)
2) Kennedy:
Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students in engineering & computer science.
3) Langley:
Rising juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students in engineering & science (see LARSS web page for more details).
4) Marshall:
Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students in engineering & science (including earth and atmospheric sciences).

APPLICATION:
For NASA JPL, Kennedy, and Marshall internships, students must apply directly to the NY Space Grant using the application linked below. Students will be chosen on a competitive basis for forwarding to those NASA centers' internship/program directors for further selection and placement.

>>Download the NYSG's NASA internship application form (PDF file) for JPL, Kennedy, and Marshall

>>For NASA Langley, students should apply directly to the LARSS program using their on-line application process.

DEADLINES AND NOTIFICATION:
February 1, 2009 is the deadline for receipt of all applications and supporting materials in the NY Space Grant office and the LARSS program office.

Students chosen for forwarding/further selection at NASA JPL, Kennedy, and Marshall will be notified in mid-February 2009. Students chosen for Langley's LARSS program will be notified in March/April 2009.
Stipend: $5500
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 02/01/2009
Job Website: http://astro.cornell.edu/spacegrant/undergrad.html#centers

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Erica Miles
517 Space Sciences Bldg.
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
Email: spacegrant@astro.cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-2710
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