The NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration at the Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, is seeking undergraduate junior, senior and graduate first year students to apply for a stimulating and immersive 10 week summer internship. The Academy is a diverse summer research internship that focuses on leadership, team building, and conducting applied research with NASA scientists in science, information technology and engineering. If selected, students will engage in seminars, informal discussions, evening lectures, supervised research, visits to other NASA centers and facilities, group projects, tours, and assessment. Weekends are filled with group activities, team building, off-site trips, and leadership training.
Ames NASA Academy is seeking students who have demonstrated leadership and academic excellence among both mainstream and Minority Institutions. Alumni of the NASA Academy programs have had great success in entering the workforce as NASA civil servants and contractors in the aerospace industry. To further couple the pipeline and NASA’s return on investment on its workforce development efforts, we especially encourage participants of prior NASA education programs to apply to the NASA Ames Academy.
Application Deadline: January 18, 2010
For more information please visit the Ames Academy website at: http://academy.arc.nasa.gov