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NASA AMES Academy for Space Exploration

Primary Institution: NASA AMES Academy
City: Moffett Field
State: CA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Enrolled as a junior or senior or or graduate student (as of June 1 of the program year)
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: An overall B plus average (minimum)
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Biology/Life Science
Biophysics
Chemistry
Computational science
Environmental Science
Geology/Ocean science
Geophysics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Description: NASA Ames Academy is a diverse summer program that focuses on leadership, team building and provides direct contact with NASA researchers in advanced science and engineering.

The goal of the Academy is to inspire gifted students to become leaders in the aerospace program. Its primary objectives are to:

1) Provide upper level undergraduate/first year graduate students cutting-edge research opportunities with NASA scientists, engineers, and educators,

2) Provide opportunities for leadership development, teamwork, and relationship building,

3) Connect to communities at different places in the educational pipeline through special projects and outreach efforts, especially to under represented student populations,and

4) Link Academy alumni to future hiring opportunities within NASA and throughout the space program.

A number of research projects are available for interested students.
Stipend: Space Grants Stipend
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/07/2013
Job Website: http://academy.arc.nasa.gov/
Additional Information: Click on the link for www.academyapp.com

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Brad Bailey
NASA Ames Research Center
PO BOX 168
Moffett Field, CA 94035
Email: brad.bailey@nasa.gov
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