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Undergraduate Programs

 

Education & Training Cooperative Student Technician Program
Provides eligible students the opportunity to earn money for college and gain experience in fields of business and accounting. Students are appointed for one year, and can be extended for an additional year (depending on work performance and school status). Students work part-time during the school year and have the option to work full-time during vacation periods and in the summer.

 

    Contact:
Ms. Nancy Garrick
281-483-3076
Ngarrick@ems.jsc.nasa.gov

Pre-Coop Program
Provides eligible students the opportunity to earn money for college and gain experience in their chosen fields through related work experience. Provides the Agency with highly motivated and productive employees with potential for permanent Federal employment. Students work full-time for two summers beginning after their senior year in high school. They may then be considered for placement in the co-op program.

 

    Contact:
Ms. Nancy Garrick
281-483-3076
Ngarrick@ems.jsc.nasa.gov

Cooperative Education Program
Participants work alternate semesters or quarters (referred to as "work tours"), with full-time study between tours. Participants are assigned to a senior level professional and given a project appropriate to their academic level. Projects are normally completed in one semester.

 

    Contact:
Mr. Bob Musgrove
281-483-3065
http://coop.jsc.nasa.gov

NASA Scholars Program
Three programs provide financial assistance for tuition, room & board, books, and supplies plus placement at a NASA Center in a summer job. Summer jobs are keyed to the participant's interests and abilities as well as Center priorities.

 

    Contact:
Ms. Patricia Burke
281-483-0606
pburke@ems.jsc.nasa.gov

Undergraduate Student Researcher Program
This pilot program, sponsored by NASA, offers undergraduates across the United States research experiences at NASA Centers during either the summer or fall session.

 

    Contact:
Mr. Bob Musgrove
281-483-3065
http://coop.jsc.nasa.gov/
http://education.nasa.gov/usrp

KC-135 Student Flight Opportunities
Teams of up to 4 students, plus their faculty mentors (teachers) and journalists journey to the Johnson Space Center's Ellington Field for one week of preparation and one week of flying activities. Student experiments fly twice during this period; faculty mentors usually provide ground support.

 

    Contact:
Donn G. Sickorez, Ph.D.
281-483-4724
Donn.g.sickorez1@jsc.nasa.gov

Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Summer Intern Program in Education & Training
This program will expose undergraduate students in planetary and terrestrial studies to an actual research environment in order to help them examine and focus their career goals and to encourage their development as planetary scientists. This is a 10-week program which usually begins in early June. Interns are paid for their work.

 

    Contact:
Ms. Cecilia M. Hoelscher
281-486-2196
Hoelscher@lpi.jsc.nasa.gov

Project Access (Achieving Competence in Computing, Engineering and Space Science)
ACCESS provides summer internships to highly qualified students with disabilities. To be eligible for ACCESS, students should be enrolled in a four year accredited college or university and have an academic background in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Students work for 8 weeks during the summer with a NASA mentor in either a lab or office environment.

 

    Contact:
Ms. Jessie M. Hendrick
281-483-1203
Jessie.m.hendrick1@jsc.nasa.gov
 

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 04/07/2002
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