Monthly Archives: November 2008

Kennedy Space Center Intern Program (KIP) – Deadline February 15, 2009

The Kennedy Space Center’s Intern Program (KIP) is intended to attract students who are pursuing a degree which KSC normally recruits, and faculty members at higher education institutions the opportunity to work during specific academic terms. This program also provides KSC an opportunity to evaluate the student’s suitability for participation in the Co-op Program or full-time employment upon graduation.

Program Goal
The goal of the KIP is to provide student pursing a degree in an area of study that KSC employs or a higher education faculty member the opportunity to gain valuable work experience related to their academic studies and knowledge of KSC’s mission.

Eligibility
• Participant must be a U.S Citizen.
• Students must have achieved at least a 3.0 overall grade point average.
• Students must have completed their Junior year in Highschool.
• Students must be at least 16 years of age.
• Participant must satisfactorily pass a security background investigation.
• Faculty member must be employed at a Higher Education institution.

Please visit the website below for application instructions.
http://education.ksc.nasa.gov/programs/Ksc%20intern%20program.htm

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NASA USRP Internships – Deadline January 23, 2009

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is pleased to announce the NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP), offering undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research support facilities.

NASA USRP is an internship program that offers NASA research and development opportunities. USRP offers internships in engineering, science, and mathematics that give students the ultimate STEM workforce preparatory experience. USRP is one of most highly comprehensive internship programs for undergraduate students. Students work on practical problems that will see real applications in aerospace or on future NASA missions. These immersive NASA opportunities combine scientific research with professional hands-on engineering. A USRP internship will be the first step toward a career at NASA, or within the science and engineering (STEM) workforce. USRP experiential opportunities are offered year round in the fall, summer and spring.

The application deadline for internships in the summer of 2009 is January 23, 2009. For more information, please visit http://www.epo.usra.edu/usrp/

ESMD Summer Internships – Deadline February 1, 2009

NASA Exploration Internships General Information
These internships provide students Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD)-relevant work experience in industry or at a NASA center. Students will be engaged in hands-on engineering projects with a strong and involved mentor. Internships are open to juniors, seniors and graduate students.

  • A stipend amount and length of internship will be decided by your local Space Grant Consorium
  • Selected students will be responsible for acquiring housing arrangements and travel plans
  • Must be US Citizen
  • All applications will be approved by your local Space Grant Consortium.

The deadline for applications to the summer 2009 internships at NASA centers is February 1, 2009.  Industry internship deadlines may vary by institution.  For details, please visit http://education.ksc.nasa.gov/ESMDspacegrant/ESMD_Exploration_Internships.htm

REhabWorks Athletic Training Internships – Deadline March 13, 2009

The Kennedy Space Center (KSC) RehabWorks Program offers athletic training internships that provide a valuable learning experience in a corporate/industrial work setting. We can help you reach new heights in Athletic Training!!! Apply today for an “Out of This World” Athletic Training internship opportunity that will do more than meet your needs.

Who: For Junior or Senior athletic training students that desire an internship in a corporate, industrial or government setting. Graduate students will be accepted but preference will be given to those who are undergrads and haven�t taken the NATABOC exam. All students must be US citizens due to heightened security and extended requirements for security clearances.

What: This internship is a 40-hour a week internship that focuses on physical medicine and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. In this internship each student will be challenged with hands on evaluations, rehabilitation design, educational outreach and injury prevention.

Where: RehabWorks is located at the Kennedy Space Center in east central Florida along the Atlantic coast.

When: The start and end dates of the internship are determined based on the school schedule of the selected students. Dates are flexible but usually last 12-16 weeks. Dates will be selected after student selection has been completed. Our schedule is flexible.

Why: Why not??? Why not broaden your horizons? Educate yourself with one of the best hands on internship possible. RehabWorks is staffed by ATCs only! Since we do not charge for our services there are no treatment limitations from insurance companies, so your experience is endless. The range of patients will range from 20-70 years old, weekend warriors to engineers. If your timing is right, you might even catch a view of the most spectacular event in the world�a shuttle launch.

Compensation: There is no financial compensation for this internship. Please be sure to address the financial requirements of relocating to Florida for a 2-3 month period. Part time work is possible. Those that choose to work during the evenings will be given the 7am to 3:30pm shift allowing time for a part time job. Weekends are also available for part time work.

The application deadline for summer 2009 internships is March 13, 2009. For details regarding this program and the applicaiton process, please visit
http://rehabworks.ksc.nasa.gov/about/internships/

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NASA DEVELOP Internships – Deadline February 23, 2009

DEVELOP is a NASA Science Mission Directorate Applied Sciences Program that fosters human capital development to extend NASA science research to local communities. Students demonstrate to community leaders prototype applications of NASA science measurements and predictions addressing local policy issues. The activities are student led, with advisors and mentors from NASA and other partner organizations.

The DEVELOP Summer 2009 application deadline is Monday, February 23, 2009. The Summer term is scheduled to begin on June 1, 2009 and end on August 7, 2009.

Elligibility

  • Currently enrolled in high school or college
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Have a strong interest in environmental science, Earth science, technology, computer science, environmental policy, or mathematics

Students who are selected will complete one academic term (spring, summer, or fall) and must re-apply for each subsequent term in which they wish to participate.

Visit the following website for details:
http://develop.larc.nasa.gov/index.html

ACCESS NASA Internships for Students With Disabilities – Deadline March 1, 2009

The Access (Achieving Competence in Computing, Engineering, and Space Science) program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who have strong backgrounds in science and a desire to pursue technical careers. Students will work with scientists and engineers in an area compatible with their skills and interests. This is a chance for participants to apply academic skills in the workplace and obtain practical professional experience.

The goal of this program is to provide work experiences at a NASA Center to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are studying engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, or computer science.

Eligibility

  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in a technical field, i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in a 4-year accredited institution or in a graduate school

The application deadline for summer of 2009 is March 1, 2009.  For more information, please visit http://education.ksc.nasa.gov/programs/access.htm

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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) Internships – Deadline March 31, 2009

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking candidates for the 2009 Technical Summer Internship Program. Applications for the summer of 2009 must be received by March 31, 2009.

Responsibilities
APL seeks talented college students in the summer to help us solve challenging technical problems. The College Summer Internship Program offers practical work experience and an introduction to APL for engineering and science majors.

Qualifications
Engineering and science majors (predominantly EE and CS). APL typically (but not exclusively) hires rising juniors and seniors.

Applicants selected may be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements: include US citizenship and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Security
Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Visit the website below for more information:
http://www.jhuapl.edu/employment/summer/summeremploy.asp

Saturday Academy ASE Internships – Deadline February 2009

Sign up NOW for Saturday Academy ASE Interns : It’s recruitment time for both students and mentors for Saturday Academy’s Summer 2009 Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering program. If you know of students who would benefit from an internship at a technical company or in technical research, be sure to refer them to our web site: http://www.saturdayacademy.org/ASE

If you know of engineers who would make good mentors, have them check in as well. This year more placements will be offered in small to mid-sized companies, so please tell your entrepreneurial friends how they can build the pipeline for their companies by working with amazing talent from our local high schools

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