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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)


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.


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.


January 16, 2007 is the direct application deadline.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: $1000 travel
Application Deadline: 01/16/2007
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Erica Miles
517 Space Sciences Bldg.
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
Phone: 607-255-2710
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