Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) offers ten weeks paid internships for international students in lunar and planetary sciences, 2013 USA
Field of Internship: Lunar and Planetary Sciences
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
Internship can be taken at: USA
- College undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit interested in pursuing a career in the sciences are eligible. Relevant fields of study include the natural sciences, engineering, computer sciences, and mathematics.
- The program is open to international undergraduates as well as students from the United States.
Internship Open for International Students: Yes
Is this paid internship? Yes
The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. As a Summer Intern, you will work one-on-one with a scientist at the LPI or at the NASA Johnson Space Center on a research project of current interest in lunar and planetary science. Furthermore, you will participate in peer-reviewed research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview various careers in science. The LPI is located near Johnson Space Center, on the south side of Houston, Texas. The LPI provides, on NASA’s behalf, leadership in the scientific community for research in lunar, planetary, and solar system sciences, and linkage with related terrestrial programs. Interns will be located either at the Lunar and Planetary Institute or the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
Tenure of award: The 10-week program runs from June 3, 2013–August 9, 2013.
Value: The intern will receive a $5,000.00 stipend plus $1000.00 U.S. travel stipend or $1,500 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns.
How to Apply: By Online
Internship Application Deadline: January 18, 2013