Thursday, July 1, 2010

NASA Johnson Space Center: Space Grant Internship Program

NASA JSC Space Grant fall internships now available

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) is now screening student applications for fall internships at NASA Johnson Space Center. The 15-week internships will run from August 30, 2010 to December 10, 2010.
Applicants should submit a completed application form, official transcript, resume and cover letter to the WSGC offices at
Applications must be received by WSGC no later than July 12.
Questions regarding eligibility should be directed to J. Carlos Chavez at the Washington Space Grant office, 206-543-1943, or

Apply today for Fall 2010!

Program Objectives

  • Build a strong relationship between universities, students, and NASA JSC
  • Provide hands-on career exploration opportunities for students
  • Provide work exposure to the aerospace industry
  • Encourage student interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields
  • Train and develop students for future employment in the aerospace industry
Applicant Requirements
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or Systems Engineering (STEM related fields)
  • Available to work at NASA JSC a minimum of 15 weeks (duration must be acceptable to the organization) during Spring or Fall semester
  • US Citizen
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
University of Washington, a Space Grant Consortia member, will provide students with a $7500 stipend and round-trip travel expenses. For their investment, the university will receive:
  • The opportunity for your student to gain a semester-long practical experience in applying principles and theories learned in the classroom
  • Career development for your student
  • The opportunity for your student to participate in NASA sponsored student activities and social events
  • Strengthened affiliation between your university and NASA