Last Chance to Apply for Summer Internships at NASA’s LARSS Program – Deadline Feb 1, 2012

NASA Langley Research Center Research Internship Opportunities, Summer 2012 Session

The NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is an “ecosystem” for innovation, problem solving, and creativity. Since 1917, LaRC engineers and scientists have undertaken award-winning research and development efforts to pioneer the future of flight (including entry, descent, and landing) in all atmospheres, the characterization of all atmospheres, space exploration systems and technology, and materials concepts, analysis, and integration.  LaRC researchers are also engaged in innovative challenges including atomistic materials; Earth systems science; affordable, safe, and sustainable space exploration; and “green aviation”.

The Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) Program is a paid, unique, and highly competitive research internship program for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  For 25 years, the LARSS program has helped to preserve U.S. leadership in engineering and science by providing exceptional students the opportunity to work with Langley researchers on some of the Nation’s most important, difficult, and challenging problems that require multi-disciplinary and collaborative solutions.

The 10-week summer session begins on June 4, and ends August 10, 2012, and the application deadline for this session is February 1, 2012. Female students and under-represented minorities, first-generation college students, and students from economically-disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
* U.S. Citizenship
* Full-time student status at an accredited U.S. college or university
* Classification as a rising undergraduate junior or senior, or graduate student (master’s or doctoral level) by the start of the summer session
* Cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

To learn more about the LARSS program and to begin your application, visit their website at http://www.nianet.org/larss

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