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NASA Academy

Primary Institution: NASA Ames, Marshall, Goddard, Glenn Centers
States: AL, CA, MD, OH
Job Duration: Summer; June - August
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
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
Medical Physics
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.
Any programs of interest to the Aerospace program
Description: The NASA Academy is a unique summer experience at the university level for developing future leaders of the U.S. Space Program. The program is an intensive, resident, ten-week 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. On graduation, Academy participants are inducted into the NASA Academy Alumni Association (NAAA) whose goal is to promote NASA, the NASA Academy, research, and space education. The 52 state-based members of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program have co-sponsored the NASA Academy since its founding in 1993. The University of Maryland, College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Science is also a GSFC Academy co-sponsor granting 3 credits to participants who successfully complete the Goddard program. Students with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation services. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/16/2007
Job Website:
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dave Rosage
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301-286-0904
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