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NASA Academies

Primary Institution: New York Space Grant Consortium
States: AL, CA, MD, NY, OH
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore 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 2008. NASA Academy is a unique educational, training, and research experience for undergraduate and graduate students to hone their technical and leadership skills in aerospace. Besides conducting individual research and group projects, Academy students attend seminars and travel to various site visits.

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

- NASA Ames Academy - Moffett Field, CA
- NASA Glenn Academy - Cleveland, OH
- NASA Goddard Academy - Greenbelt, MD
- NASA Marshall Academy - Huntsville, AL

ELIGIBILITY:
To receive Space Grant support, 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, or first-year graduate student.

APPLICATION:
Apply directly to the NASA Academy using the following link:

>> NASA Office of Education: Combined Intern Application
(summer 2008 application available ~Nov 15)

DEADLINES AND NOTIFICATION:
January 15, 2008 is the direct application deadline.
Students chosen for this program will be notified in early March 2008.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 01/15/2008
Job Website: http://astrosun2.astro.cornell.edu/specialprograms/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