NASA Center Internships – Submit applications through NASA’s website. Students can complete one application and be considered for hands-on research experiences with multiple NASA research centers.
Explore Opportunities – searchable list of projects and centers. Applicants will be more successful if specific projects at centers are selected according to qualifications and research interests. Use the search box to enter your desired research area. (NOTE: All uploaded application documents should be in PDF format. Letters of recommendations may be uploaded with the transcripts, and do not forget your resumes.)
- Summer 2024 – Deadline: February 2, 2024
Although this deadline has passed, the ISGC is still evaluating applicants for possible funding assistance for mentor requested placements. Please see further details below.
ISGC Sponsorship Student Request: Once you have completed your application/s through the NASA online system, please also complete our questionnaire to enable the ISGC to determine eligibility for financial sponsorship, should a NASA mentor send a request to us for possible placement/s. Within the survey you will be asked to supply ID’s of the opportunities to which you applied. In our survey, please supply opportunity number with the NASA Center acronym, plus your and latest transcript and resume uploaded as PDFs in the space provided.
Are you ready to apply?
See this bulleted list for great information to assist you in the quest for a NASA Internship:
- Eligibility at a Glance and FAQ
- NASA Intern Presentation 8-2023
- Ten things you can do now to apply for a NASA Internship
- Five misconceptions about applying for a NASA Internship
- NASA Virtual Student Informational Session – loads of great tips for applicants
- General Tips: Start with a document saved for assistance with a spelling and grammar check. Skills, etc. can then be updated as you move through the application process. Every opportunity is a separate “apply now” action, therefore, save time by having a prepared draft application with prepared text to copy and paste. Your profile can now be utilized in each opportunity so you only have to enter this information once.
- List all computer, technical, soft skills and experiences applicable to the opportunity
- List self-taught skills and hobbies
- Complete the “Why you want to be a NASA Intern” with a compelling argument. What can you bring to the table for NASA, what makes you unique?
- Upload buttons are available for all documents such as: 1. Most recent transcript, 2. Resume, 3. Letter/s of recommendation
- Don’t procrastinate deadlines, mentors do select early (It’s a competition for them too!)
- If you do not make it into the current session, keep trying, don’t give up.