Research Internship Opportunities DEADLINE FEB 1!!

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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 (1) the future of flight (including entry, descent, and landing) in all atmospheres; (2) the characterization of all atmospheres; (3) space exploration systems and technology; and (4) 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.

LARSS was recently recognized by Vault Career Intelligence as among the top ten best college internship programs in the United States in 2011.   http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/topinternship

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
students from economically-disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Debbie Murray
LARSS Program Coordinator
Phone: 757-864-5215
Fax: 757-864-9701
Deborah.B.Murray@nasa.gov

Sarah Pauls
LARSS Program Assistant
Phone: 757-864-4394
Fax: 757-864-9701
Sarah.E.Pauls@nasa.gov
Find additional LARSS information, application, and deadlines at:  http://www.nianet.org/larss

PROGRAM SESSION DATES:

2012 Summer Session * 10 weeks * June 4 – August 10 *
Application Deadline: February 1, 2012

2012 Fall Session * 15 weeks * September 4 – December 14
Application Deadline: May 25, 2012

2013 Spring Session * 15 weeks * January 22 – May 3
Application Deadline: October 12, 2012

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