Opportunities for Students

The LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to perform cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research, learn from widely respected planetary scientists, and discover exciting careers in planetary science. During the 10-week internship, students have the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities, including NASA Johnson Space Center scientific visits, lectures, and career […]
The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is hosting a special summer intern program to involve students in activities that support missions to the Moon that utilize the Orion crew vehicle, the Deep Space Gateway, a crew lander, and other new assets that are being developed for missions beyond low-Earth orbit. A new program, called Artemis, […]
LPI Career Development Award The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Career Development Award, which is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. applicants, will be given to selected graduate students who have submitted a first-author abstract for presentation at the 52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The application deadline will be January 6, 2021. Stephen E. Dwornik Student […]
The Summer Undergraduate Program for Planetary Research (SUPPR) is an eight-week summer internship providing undergraduates majoring in geology and related sciences with an opportunity to participate in NASA planetary geosciences research. Students work under the direction of a NASA-sponsored planetary science investigator at various science institutions. The program is designed to help students gain educational […]
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program is one of the “crown jewels” of Caltech. Since 1979, SURF students have had the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of experienced mentors working at the frontier of their fields. Students experience the process of research as a creative intellectual activity from beginning (defining and developing […]
NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks, while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of […]
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) provides early-career and more senior scientists the opportunity to share in NASA’s mission, to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. NASA Postdoctoral Fellows work on one- to three-year assignments with NASA scientists and engineers at NASA centers […]
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Summer Intern Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship where students take on an astrophysics research project with an SAO or Harvard scientist. In 2021, the program will take place from Sunday, June 6, through Saturday, August 14. Students are expected to work at […]
Each summer, more than 400 college students from across the country are invited to intern at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). As a college intern, you’ll spend the summer contributing to engineering and research projects that help protect our nation and expand the frontiers of science. APL College Summer Intern Program APL […]