Application Deadline for the 2014 LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science
Application Deadline:  January 17, 2014

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) 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. Furthermore, you will participate in peer-reviewed research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview various careers in science.

The 10-week program runs from June 2 through August 8, 2014. Interns will receive a $5000.00 stipend plus $1000.00 U.S. travel stipend, or $1500.00 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns.

Please note that due to security issues, citizens of U.S. State Department Designated Countries (see link under “ECP Notices” at http://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/nasaecp/) are not eligible. Applicants will be considered for appointment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, handicap status, or other nonmerit factors. Selection is based on (1) scholarship, curriculum, and experience; (2) career objectives and scientific interest; and (3) match of interest of applicant with available research projects.

Applications are only accepted via the electronic application form found at the LPI’s Summer Intern Program website:

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

Faculty members:  Please pass this information on to any of your students who might be interested.

Contact:

Claudia Quintana
Phone:  281-486-2159
E-mail:  internprogram@lpi.usra.edu

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