Opportunities for Students

  The education team at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) has created an instructional video entitled “Submitting a Competitive Internship Application.” This webinar provides tips on planning, information on how to research an internship program, and instruction on incorporating experiences and skills into your application. Presenters included Claudia Bellard (Senior Administrative Assistant, LPI), Dr. […]
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 will have opportunities to participate in enrichment activities, including lectures and career development workshops. Many of today’s planetary […]
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 Barringer Crater Company has established a special fund to support fieldwork by eligible students interested in studying impact cratering processes. Masters, doctoral, and postdoctoral students enrolled in formal university programs are eligible. Applications for the next round of funding will be accepted starting in February 2022. For more information, visit www.lpi.usra.edu/science/kring/Awards/Barringer_Fund/.
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 53rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The application deadline will be January 12, 2022. Stephen E. Dwornik Student […]
Being an astronaut isn’t the only cool thing about space. Interns use their creativity and innovation to work on projects impacting NASA’s mission, such as returning to the Moon. 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 […]
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) offers unique research opportunities to highly talented U.S. and non-U.S. scientists to engage in ongoing NASA research projects at a NASA Center, NASA Headquarters, or at a NASA-affiliated research institute. These one- to three-year Fellowship appointments are competitive and are designed to advance NASA’s missions in space science, Earth science, […]
SAO Summer Intern Program The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Summer Intern Program is a 10-week National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship where students take on an astrophysics research project with an SAO or Harvard scientist. Students are expected to work at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for the full duration of […]
The American Association for the Advancement of Science offers a 10-week summer program that places undergraduate and graduate students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows utilize their technical knowledge while honing their ability to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. Applications for the 2022 program close on January 2, 2022. For more information, visit www.aaas.org/programs/mass-media-fellowship.
Each summer, more than 400 college students from across the country are invited to intern at 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. Summer internship programs require a minimum GPA […]