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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 $5,000 stipends and $1,000 travel/relocation allowances for 10-week undergraduate student internships at the following NASA centers:

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, 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
- GPA of 3.0 or better
2) Kennedy:
- Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students
3) Langley:
- Rising juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students
- GPA of 3.0 or better
4) Marshall:
- Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, or entering first-year graduate students

APPLICATION:
In order to receive funding, 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 the NASA centers' internship/program directors for further selection and placement.

NOTE: For Langley, students should apply directly to the LARSS program using their on-line application process (LARSS summer 2008 application available in mid-November). However, in order to be considered for the NY Space Grant funding, you must also complete and submit the NYSG application form below.

>>Download the NYSG's NASA internship application form (PDF file) [click here to download Adobe Reader software]

DEADLINES AND NOTIFICATION:
January 28, 2008 is the deadline for receipt of all applications and supporting materials in the NY Space Grant office.
Students chosen for forwarding to NASA centers will be notified in mid-February.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 01/28/2008
Job Website: http://astrosun2.astro.cornell.edu/specialprograms/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