NASA Johnson Space Center, Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Summer Intern Program

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 Deadline: 

January 7, 2019
   

Start Date: 

June 3, 2019
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, June 3 - August 8, 2019
   

Location: 

Houston, Texas
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. As a Summer Intern, you will work one-on-one with a scientist at the LPI or at the NASA Johnson Space Center on a research project of current interest in lunar and planetary science. You will participate in peer-reviewed research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview various careers in science. The LPI is located near the Johnson Space Center, on the south side of Houston, Texas. On NASA's behalf, the LPI provides leadership in the scientific community for research in lunar, planetary, and solar system sciences, and linkage with related terrestrial programs.
   

Benefits: 

$7,300 stipend that covers: housing, travel, and cost of living expenses. Additional $1000 is offered to interns who submit an accepted abstract as first author to the upcoming Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

   

Major(s): 

Engineering
Physics
Aerospace Engineering
Mathematics

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Claudia Bellard
LPI Summer Intern Program
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: (281) 486-2159    
Email: internprogram@lpi.usra.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/lpiintern.html
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