Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
Space Studies Board, National Research Council
|Primary Institution:||National Research Council|
|Affiliation:||Space Studies Board|
|Class Requirement:||Completed Freshman Year
|Discipline(s):||Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Astrobiology, Solar System Exploration, Solar and Space Physics, space biology and medicine, Earth-remote sensing, space-science polict
|Description:||The goal of the internship is to provide a promising undergraduate student(s) an opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in the Nation's Capital, under the aegis of the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciencess.
The successful candidate will typically have completed his/her junior year, majoring in physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, or geology (other areas considered on a case-by-case basis), and should have long-term career goals in research, applications, or policy in one of these areas.
Good written and verbal communications skills and a good knowledge base in his/her particular area of study are required. Candidates should be capable of responding to general guidance and working independently. Familiarity with the internet and WWW is essential; familiarity with Microsoft Word and HTML is highly desirable but not essential.
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
David H. Smith
Room 1034, The Keck Center
500 Fifth St. NW
Washington, DC 20001