Summer Undergraduate Program
for Planetary Research
Summer Undergraduate Program for Planetary Research
- Abstract Submission
- Former Interns
Mentors request an intern by submitting a request using the online application form. Mentors should describe the project for which the intern will apply and any necessary skills the intern needs to have. Deadline for mentor intern requests: March 24, 2023.
- Supervise the student for 8 weeks during the summer, beginning June 1 and ending August 31 (internship start and end dates determined by the mentor and the intern)
- Help the student locate local and affordable housing
- Help the student develop an LPSC-style abstract at the end of the internship
Financial Support for the Intern:
Selected interns will receive $7,720 in financial support to cover the costs of the internship. This amount covers the internship stipend, travel, housing, and cost of living expenses. In addition, interns who completed the internship program and submitted an accepted abstract as the first author to the upcoming Lunar and Planetary Science Conference or to national conference are eligible to receive a stipend of up to $1,000 (domestic travelers) and up to $1,500 (international travelers) to help defray travel expenses. See Conferences for more information about this opportunity.
If you are interested in being a mentor, submit a request through the online application form.