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NY Space Grant NASA-ESMD Summer Internships

Primary Institution: New York Space Grant Consortium
States: AL, CA, FL, MD, MS, NY, OH, TX, 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
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Various sciences, Various engineering
Description: Funding from the NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) allows the New York Space Grant Consortium to provide $5,500 stipends and $1,000 travel/relocation grants for 10-week summer internships at various NASA centers. Students will engage in projects that specifically address the ESMD goal of creating new capabilities and technologies for human and robotic space exploration. Design, engineering, and research opportunities are available in the following areas: spacecraft, propulsion, lunar and planetary surface systems, and ground operations.

The ESMD internship opportunities are listed on this page: NASA-ESMD Space Grant Internships
Be sure to check the timeframe of the opportunities, as New York Space Grant support is for summer 2009 internships only.

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 requirements are listed in Section 3 of the ESMD Student Information Handbook (PDF file).

APPLICATION:
Apply on-line following these instructions:

>> ESMD Internship Page

DEADLINES AND NOTIFICATION:
February 1, 2009 is the direct application deadline.
Students chosen for this program will be notified in March 2009.
Stipend: $5500
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 02/01/2009
Job Website: http://astro.cornell.edu/spacegrant/undergrad.html#esmd

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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