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NASA Academies

Primary Institution: New York Space Grant Consortium
States: AL, CA, MD, OH
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Junior 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: The New York Space Grant Consortium will provide $5,000 stipends and $1,000 travel/relocation allowances for up to 2 students selected to attend the prestigious NASA Academy during summer 2007.  NASA Academy is a unique educational, training, and research experience for undergraduate and graduate students, especially those seeking aerospace-related careers, to hone their technical and leadership skills. The program is an intensive, resident summer experience with laboratory research work, a group project, lectures, meetings with experts and administrators, visits to NASA centers and space-related industries, technical writing, and presentations.  Students discover how NASA and its centers operate, gain experience in world-class laboratories, participate in a team environment, and build professional bonds.

For more information, see the NASA Academy program overview web page.  Further information is available on each Academy's home page:

1) NASA Ames Academy (Moffett Field, CA)
2) NASA Glenn Academy (Cleveland, OH)
3) NASA Goddard Academy (Greenbelt, MD)
4) NASA Marshall Academy (Huntsville, AL)

ELIGIBILITY:

To receive Space Grant support, student must (1) be a United States citizen, (2) be a New York state resident or attend a New York college/university, and (3) be a rising junior or senior undergraduate, or first-year graduate student.

APPLICATION:

Apply directly to the NASA Academy using the following link:

>>NASA Office of Education: Combined Intern Application

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Students with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation services.

DEADLINES AND NOTIFICATION:

January 16, 2007 is the direct application deadline.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 01/16/2007
Job Website: http://astro.cornell.edu/spacegrant/undergrad.html#academies

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

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