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NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program

Primary Institution: NASA
City: all NASA Centers
State: AZ
Job Duration: 10 weeks in summer OR 15 weeks in fall 2007
Class Requirement: US Citizen
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Electrical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
All STEM disciplines
Description: NASA is seeking undergraduate students from diverse communities who are interested in a challenging research experience at a NASA center.  Aligned with NASA's research and development mission, USRP provides students with a technical mentor and excellent hands-on experience. Students may apply for a 10-week summer session or a 15-week fall session. The student stipend payment is $5,000 for summer and $7,500 for fall. A round-trip travel allowance is also provided for students. The USRP seeks to extend and strengthen NASA's commitment to educational excellence and university research.
Stipend: $500 per week
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/31/2007
Job Website:
Additional Information: Must be classified as a rising junior or senior after Spring semester/quarter  •U.S. Citizenship •Must be enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. College or University  (community college students may apply, however placement is contingent on matriculation into a four-year institution) •Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 •Eligible fields of study are academic majors or demonstrated coursework  or concentration in engineering, mathematics, computer science or physical/life science •Demonstrated strong interest/commitment to one of the above career fields or disciplines (e.g., science/math/engineering fairs, clubs or awards; tutoring/mentoring; internships or other related experience)

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Sherry Behun
Virginia Space Grant Consortium
600 Butler Farm Rd, Suite 2253
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: 757-766-5210
Fax: 757-766-5205
Secondary Contact: Brenda Neil
Virginia Space Grant Consortium
600 Butler Farm Rd, Suite 2253
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: 757-766-5210
Fax: 757-766-5205
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