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NASA Centers

You can apply for NASA Centers Internships through individual NASA Centers.  Some can be applied for through the NASA Academy site.  For more information, please visit

For instructions on applying to a NASA internship, please read the NASA Internships Application Instructions

List of NASA Student Opportunities

These programs are for students wishing opportunities/careers in aerospace or other space-related fields.  This list is not all-inclusive.  You may want to use a search engine or other means for additional opportunities.  If you’re overwhelmed by this list and don’t know where to start, start with the bolded programs that actively recruit students.

Applications for most Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium student programs available in early to mid-December.
Deadlines for most programs are in February
Ames - Undergrad - Graduate
Deadlines: Varies
Dryden  - Co-ops
Spring Selections: Cut off date for incoming resumes is Oct. 1. Fall Selections: Cut off date for incoming resumes is March 1.
ESMD    - List of opportunities
This includes internship opportunities at the following NASA Centers: Ames, Glenn, Goddard, Johnson, Kennedy, and Marshall.  This program is part of NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - Application
In addition, internship(s) are available from WSGC Industry Members
Deadline:  February

Deadline:  Summer Internship: February 1
Glenn Research Center Student Opportunities
Deadline:  Varies
Goddard Coastal Research Graduate Fellowship Program
Jet Propulsion Lab - Undergraduate - Graduate - Post-Doc
Deadlines:  Varies
Johnson - Undergraduate - Graduate - Post-Doc
Deadlines:  Varies
Langley - Aerospace Research Summer Scholars Program (LARSS)
Deadline:  2012 Summer session - February 1, 2012
Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars
Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Program (LERCIP)
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) - Undergraduate Summer Internship - research in the planetary sciences
Deadline: Friday, January 20, 2012
Deadlines:  Varies
Deadlines:  Varies
NASA Academy +
One Application, Deadline for all:  January 18, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. CST - CLOSED
 -The NASA Academy at Ames Research Center
 -The NASA Academy at Glenn Research Center  
 -The NASA Academy at Marshall Space Flight Center
 -The NASA Robotics Academy at Marshall Space Flight Center
 -The NASA Propulsion Academy at Marshall Space Flight Center
NASA Academy
NASA Academy Internship Opportunities
APL: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Student Internship
FSTP: GSFC Faculty Student Team Program
IVV: Independent Verification and Validation Internship
Robotics: NASA Robotics Academy
SAWDRIP: Summer Aerospace   Workforce Development Research Internship Program
SIECA: Summer Institute in Engineering and Computer Applications
SIP: Student Internship Program

NASA Education - NASA Education Associates Program
Internships and Fellowships    Deadlines:  Varies
NASA Employment - Jobs-Student Opportunities
Deadlines:  Varies
NASA Graduate - Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP)
Deadline: March 1
NASA Higher Education - General List
NASA Undergraduate - Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Deadlines:  February 8
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program
Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program