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NY Space Grant Undergraduate Summer Research Program at Cornell University

Primary Institution: New York Space Grant Consortium
State: NY
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Aerospace Engr., Electrical & Computer Engr., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Aerospace Engr., Electrical & Computer Engr., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Description: The New York Space Grant Consortium will provide $5,500 stipends for undergraduate students to conduct science and engineering research for 10 weeks in the summer (June 1 - August 7, 2009 is the typical work term). World-class Cornell professors and researchers will mentor students in NASA-related science and engineering projects.

View list of Space Grant mentors and research projects for summer 2009.

To receive Space Grant funding, a full-time undergraduate student must (1) be a United States citizen, and (2) be a New York state resident or attend a New York college/university, and (3) be a rising junior or senior undergraduate (exceptional rising sophomores may be considered).

>> Download the Cornell summer research application form (PDF file)

February 16, 2009 is the deadline for receipt of all applications and supporting materials in the NY Space Grant office.
Students chosen for this program will be notified in March 2009.
Stipend: $5500
Application Deadline: 02/16/2009
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Erica Miles
517 Space Sciences Bldg.
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
Phone: 607-255-2710