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NASA INTERNSHIPS

ABOUT NASA INTERNSHIPS

NASA internships and fellowships leverage NASA’s unique missions and programs to enhance and enrich the capability, diversity and size of the nation’s future science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Internships are available from high school to graduate level. Internships provide students with the opportunity to participate in either research or other experiential learning, under the guidance of a mentor at NASA.

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Through NASA funded Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM-STAR) here at UDC, we offer a limited number of sponsored NASA internships that are exclusive to UDC students from ALL majors. If you are interested, email us or fill out the form below and we will reach out to you.

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CONTACT US

Ms. Sonalkumari Pavagadhi

Grant Coordinator, CAM-STAR

Email: sonalkumari.pavagadh@udc.edu

 

NASA INTERNSHIP NATIONWIDE

NASA Interns use their creativity and innovation to work on projects impacting NASA’s mission, such as returning to the Moon by 2024. As a NASA intern, you will be part of an amazing team that is dedicated to space exploration. You will work with leading experts and gain valuable experience as you participate in research and mission projects. Applicants for this internship must be U.S. citizens.

TOP FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NASA INTERNSHIPS

  1. NASA INTERNS CONTRIBUTE TO NASA MISSIONS!
    • Interns are integrated in NASA teams and assigned to authentic projects.
  2. PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED!
    • Although prior experience can be valuable and may be preferred for some projects, it is not a requirement for NASA internships.
  3. MOST INTERNS RECEIVE A STIPEND AWARD!
    • The stipend award amount is based on student’s academic level and the length of internship.
  4. NASA INTERN PROJECTS ARE AVAILABLE IN THREE SESSIONS.
    • Interns are selected and placed in projects for fall, spring and summer sessions at any NASA location.
  5. ONE APPLICATION CAN BE VIEWED AGENCYWIDE.
    • Students complete one application that is viewed by mentors’ agency wide.

 

MEET NASA INTERNS

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Full-time students (high school through graduate)
  • 16 years of age at the time of application (no exceptions)
  • Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university.
  • Educators are also eligible to apply

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

APPLY HERE

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DEADLINES

  • Spring 2021: November 2
  • Summer 2021: March 8

 

NASA INTERNSHIPS AT JPL FOR MIRO FUNDED STUDENTS

UDC CAM-STAR is a NASA MIRO-funded center which qualifies the UDC students to apply for Internship at JPL through CAM-STAR.

MAXIMIZING STUDENT POTENTIAL IN STEM

Maximizing Student Potential in STEM, or MSP, offers part-time and full-time internship opportunities at JPL to underrepresented students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

As part of their internships, students are partnered with JPL scientists or engineers, who serve as the students’ mentors. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of enrichment activities, including tours, lectures and career advisement, arranged by the JPL Education Office.

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS

  • Stipend award provided & disbursed by MIRO awardees
  • Housing allowance for non-local participants provided by JPL
  • Conduct research based projects under guidance of world renowned scientists and/or engineers
  • Professional development activities

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics disciplines.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA. The cumulative GPA must originate from the institution where the student has a current active status.
  • Open to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs).
  • First internship experience must be 10 weeks or more. Subsequent internship terms are flexible.

DETAILS

  • Internships are offered year-round.
  • Full-time and part-time opportunities available.
  • Participants receive a monetary award, given in biweekly disbursements, for the period of the internship. Award amounts vary and are subject to change.
  • Housing and travel allowances are provided only to program participants attending an institution outside the 50-mile radius of JPL.

 

YOU WILL NEED

Resume (PDF, DOC, DOCX or TXT) – Download resume template (PDF).

Unofficial transcript.

 

APPLY HERE

Click here to apply.

It is mandatory to complete your application on https://intern.nasa.gov/ once you complete your JPL online application.

 

FOR ASSISTANCE

Interested in internship? Needs more information or assistance? Email us or fill out the form below and we will reach out to you.

Click here to fill out the intent form.

 

CONTACT US

Ms. Sonalkumari Pavagadhi

Grant Coordinator, CAM-STAR

Email: sonalkumari.pavagadh@udc.edu