Monday, November 24, 2008

NASA Education Programs For All Students

Monday, November 24, 2008
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Achieving Competence in Computing, Engineering and Space Science

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
ACCESS provides summer internships to highly qualified students with disabilities.

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Airborne Research Experiences for Educators Project

[Educators Grades 6-12 & Students Higher Education]
[Available Nationally]
NASA offers the perfect package of adventure and career development. Teachers earn graduate level credits while spending six weeks in California as part of a residential science research program that includes flying on a NASA aircraft.

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Alliance for Learning and Vision for Underrepresented Americans

[Students Grade 12]
[Available: Nationally]
ALVA is a bridge project through a partnership between the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of Washington College of Engineering.

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Applied Physics Laboratory Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The NASA APL Internship project is a 10-week summer internship at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory for students interested in civil and/or defense space projects.

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Astro Camp

[Students Grades K-8]
[Available: Nationally]
Astro Camp is an exciting, week-long mission for children located in Bay St. Louis, MS. Each year, it has activities centered around a new space exploration theme.

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Caltech Postdoctoral Scholars at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally & Internationally]
Opportunities for research positions provide significant training and professional growth for future scientific and technological leaders.

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Consortium for Undergraduate Research Experience

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: CA]
CURE is a year-round research internship project for underrepresented minority and women undergraduates in the Los Angeles area. CURE matches students with mentors at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech in a real research experience.

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Digital Learning Network

[Educators and Students Grades K-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
DLN offers videoconferencing or Webcasting at no charge, providing interactive educational experiences to students and educators from kindergarten to university levels across the Nation and around the world.

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Dropping In a Microgravity Environment

[Educators & Students Grades 6-12]
[Available: Nationally]
The DIME competition challenges student teams to design, build, and operate microgravity experiments in a NASA drop tower.

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Education Associates

[Educators Grades K-Higher Education & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Education Associates is a flexible year-round project that permits NASA scientists, engineers and managers to "tap higher education," while giving university students and faculty the opportunity to "experience NASA."

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Education Outreach Project at Johnson Space Center

[Educators & Students Grades K-Higher Education]
[Available: TX]
Volunteers participate in various outreach opportunities, including lecturing or performing hands-on activities in the classroom, career shadowing, tutoring, mentoring and judging science fairs. Students must live within a 50-mile radius of JSC.

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Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project

[Educators K-12 and Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The project awards Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project Fellowships to K-12 formal educators (in-service, alternative route, pre-service) to develop and improve teachers' knowledge of pedagogical content. Fellows demonstrate changes in practice and apply science concepts with NASA content and educational materials.

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Engineering Design Challenges

[Educators & Students Grades 5-12]
[Available: Nationally]
The Engineering Design Challenges Project connects students in their classrooms with the challenges faced by NASA engineers as they design the next generation of space vehicles, habitats and technology. Middle and high school students work on design challenges with their teachers. These challenges help students achieve national goals in science, mathematics and thinking skills.

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ESMD Space Grant Student Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Three student opportunities are available through the ESMD Space Grant Student Project: internships in exploration-related areas at NASA centers and in space-related industry, funding for senior design projects, and a systems engineering paper competition.

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Exploration Infusion

[Educators & Students Grades K-12]
[Available: LA and MS]
NASA curriculum materials in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are used to engage the education communities of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and the Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium.

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Explorers Post 633 -- Human Spaceflight

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: Ohio]
This post will expose Explorers to various aspects of human, robotic and space exploration. This year, through hands-on activities, participants will explore the technology required to send astronauts to the moon. Explorers will discover what is required to ensure astronaut health in space.

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Exploring Project

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: OH]
Exploring increases student awareness of aeronautics, computer technology, balloon satellites and careers in each field. Exploring involves students in the designing, building and testing of projects.

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Eyes on the Sky Public Lecture Series

[Educators & Students Grades 9-Higher Education]
[Available: MD]
Eyes on the Sky is a public lecture series featuring leading scientists and NASA's cutting edge scientific endeavors to answer some of the most profound questions about our universe.

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Faculty Student Teams Project

[Faculty & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Faculty and students from various colleges and universities partner with GSFC to work with Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, or ESMD, projects both during the summer and during the academic year.

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FIRST Robotics

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: Nationally]
The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, multinational competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way.

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Graduate Student Researchers Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The GSRP awards fellowships for graduate study leading to master's or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering related to NASA research and development.

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Great Moonbuggy Race

[Students Grades 9-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The Great Moonbuggy Race is an annual competition for students to design well-crafted vehicles to manipulate rugged simulated lunar terrain at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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Guide To Career Education

[Students -Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Astronomy has captivated bright minds for millennia. Because astronomy is a competitive and rigorous field, it’s imperative to have a clear perspective on the future of research and the reality of limited research positions.

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High School Aerospace Scholars

[Students Grade 11]
[Available: TX]
Funded by the Texas legislature, HAS is an interactive online learning experience highlighted by a weeklong program at Johnson Space Center. Selected students are encouraged to study math, science, engineering and computer science by interacting with engineers at JSC.

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HUNCH: High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: AL]
HUNCH provides "work-world" experiences for students by engaging them in the design, fabrication and rapid prototyping of multiple products for use in the ARES I mock-up.

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Independent Validation and Verification Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
IV&V is an internship project for diverse undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in computer science, software engineering, information systems or related fields.

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Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience

[Students Grades 9-12 and Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
NASA will engage selected students in its mission through multiple experiences in hands-on activities and internships designed to maximize their involvement in STEM education.

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International Space University

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally & Internationally]
The Master of Space Studies program of ISU is a graduate program bringing together students from many countries and disciplines. The broad, interdisciplinary placement is an opportunity for students to carry out in-depth work in a particular area.

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Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The JPFP provides full-time underrepresented graduate students in science, technology and education with financial support for their education in NASA-related disciplines.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Postdoctoral Associate Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally & Internationally]
JPL offers opportunities for research positions that provide significant training and professional growth for future scientific and technological leaders.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Undergraduate Scholars

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: CA]
The Scholars project offers scholarships and fellowship opportunities for community college students at 30 colleges closest to JPL in Pasadena, California.

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Kennedy Space Center Intern Project

[Faculty & Students Grades 9-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The goal of the KIP project is to provide students and faculty the opportunity to gain valuable work experience related to their academic studies, while gaining knowledge of KSC's mission.

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Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars Project

[Educators Grades Pre-K-Higher Education & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Participants spend 10 weeks conducting state-of-the-art research with other students from across the nation. They work with NASA researchers exploring an array of high-technology development projects and activities in pursuit of space exploration.

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Lewis' Educational & Research Collaborative Internship Project

[Students Grades 12-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
LERCIP provides students with introductory professional experiences to complement their academic programs and research interests under the guidance of a NASA mentor. The project provides students with summer internships at Glenn Research Center to learn about NASA and possible career choices.

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Lewis' Educational & Research Collaborative Internship Project: High School Project

[Students Grades 10-11]
[Available: OH]
The LERCIP High School Project provides a summer learning opportunity for current 10th- and 11th-grade students who will be juniors and seniors in the upcoming school year and are interested in science, technology, engineering, math and professional administration.

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Lewis' Educational & Research Collaborative Internship Project: NASA PLUS Project

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: OH]
The LERCIP NASA PLUS educational project provides 8-week, paid internships to high school students interested in professional administration.

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Lewis' Educational & Research Collaborative Internship Project: NASA Scholars Project

[Educators Grades K-Higher Education & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This educational project offers opportunities for college sophomores through doctoral candidates. LERCIP provides students with introductory professional experiences to complement their academic programs and research interests under the guidance of a Glenn Research Center scientist or engineer.

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Magnetic Field Investigation of Mars by Interacting Consortia

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
MIMIC is a piggyback microsatellite designed, built, tested and operated by students.

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Marshall Robotics Academy

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Robotics Academy is a 10-week resident summer internship for students specifically interested in robotics. Participants must be rising college freshmen or sophomores.

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Marshall Space Grant Research Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This summer internship project supports Space Grant's efforts in education, research and workforce development.

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Middle School Aerospace Scholars

[Educators & Students Grades 6-8]
[Available: TX]
MAS gives teams of middle school teachers from across the state of Texas an opportunity to participate in a unique professional development project.

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Morgan State University Summer Institute of Robotics

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: MD, PA, and NY]
The purpose of this project is to increase the knowledge and understanding of the concepts and principles of robotics for urban high school students with an interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
MUST awards scholarships and internships to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields.

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NASA Academy

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally & Internationally]
The NASA Academy is an intensive ten-week leadership development project for highly motivated and successful undergraduate and graduate students.

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NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Scholarship opportunities with internships are available for undergraduate- and graduate-level students.

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NASA Contracting Intern Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The NCIP was developed in an effort to serve as a training ground for future professionals within the NASA procurement community.

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NASA Cooperative Education Program

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The Cooperative Education Program is open to doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students. As co-ops, students alternate semesters at school with semesters at NASA centers. Students work in paid positions directly related to their field of study.

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NASA Means Business

[Faculty & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
NMB was developed to involve nonengineering students from U.S. colleges or universities in NASA projects. Each year, participants in NMB compete by drafting a business plan for a future NASA mission.

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NASA Science and Technology Institute for Minority Institutions

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The NSTI-MI provides the opportunity for students and researchers from minority-serving institutions to collaborate with government, the private sector, other majority institutions, and research and technical organizations through the establishment of research and development collaborations and partnerships.

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National Space Club Scholars

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: MD and VA]
The summer intern project, for up to 30 high school students with space scientists and engineers, is sponsored by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., and NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., in cooperation with the National Space Club.

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National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program

[Faculty and Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This program provides NASA funding for space-related research, education and public service projects through a national network of 52 university-based Space Grant consortia.

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New Approach to Self-Achievement Project

[Students Grades 5-8]
[Available: OH]
This project is a five-week summer opportunity for students attending Cleveland Municipal and Lorain County Schools who will be 8th- or 9th-graders in the fall. The project is designed to capture students' interest in science and mathematics. A unique component of the project is the Saturday parent-student workshops.

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Postdoctoral Scientists and Engineers, Including the National Research Council

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Postdoctoral-level scientists and engineers are given extended (one- to two-year) research opportunities at Johnson Space Center.

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Pre-Service Teacher Institutes

[Educators Grades K-8 & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
PSTI gives pre-service teachers and faculty members opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skill in teaching mathematics and science by using technology at the elementary and middle school levels.

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Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Project

[Educators & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This reduced-gravity project provides a unique academic experience for undergraduate students to successfully propose, design, fabricate, fly and evaluate a reduced-gravity experiment of their choice over the course of six months. The overall experience includes scientific research, hands-on experimental design, test operations, and educational and public outreach activities.

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Research Affiliates

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Research Affliates is a research project linking researchers in the academic community and their scientific or engineering counterparts at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Research Apprenticeship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: CA]
The apprenticeship project is intended to follow previous Jet Propulsion Laboratory research experiences. Students are employed by their college under work-study programs to do continuing research in Earth, space science and technology fields.

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Robotics Academy

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This project is a 10-week, resident summer internship for students specifically interested in robotics who have taken active interest in robotics in demonstrable ways.

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Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy

[Students Grades K-12]
[Available: DC, FL, GA, MD, MI, NM, NY, NC, OH, SD, TN and VA]
The NASA SEMAA project is comprised of three unique, core components that collectively engage K-12 students, parents and adult family members, and teachers in exciting science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, opportunities.

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Shadowing Project

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: OH]
High school students can explore possible NASA-related careers from one day up to one week. Opportunities are available during the school year for students interested in science, engineering, technology, mathematics and professional administration.

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Space Grant Work Force Development Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This project is designed for undergraduate students with interests and capabilities in aeronautics, space science, technology and related fields.

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Space and Aeronautics Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The Space Internship Project offers 10- and 15-week internships to students who are pursuing a degree in the STEM field. These internships provide valuable work experience related to participants' academic studies and knowledge of missions taking place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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Spaceward Bound

[Educators Grades 5-8 & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Spaceward Bound trains the next generation of space explorers by having students and teachers explore scientifically interesting -- but remote and extreme -- environments on Earth as analogs for human exploration of the moon and Mars.

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State of Florida Science & Engineering Fair Summer Intern

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: FL]
The internship is available for one graduating high school senior with an outstanding science fair project competing in the Florida State Science & Engineering Fair. The student must also be planning to pursue a degree in a field such as engineering related to the Kennedy Space Center's mission.

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Student Independent Research Internship

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: CA]
SIRI is a one-semester training project for higher education students interested in research.

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Student Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Designed for students whose primary interest is in space-related research, SIP is an intensive 10-week summer research project for diverse students interested in careers in aerospace-related fields.

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Student Launch Initiative

[Students Grades 7-12]
[Available: Nationally]
The SLI involves students in designing, building and testing reusable rockets with associated scientific payloads.

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Student Temporary Employment Project

[Students Grades 9-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
STEP is a project designed to integrate the students' educational studies with a wide range of clerical, administrative, professional and technical experiences that support the agency.

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Student Volunteer Service Project

[Students Grades 11-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The project involves students gaining work experience and knowledge in early career exploration.

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Summer Aerospace Workforce Development Research Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
SAWDRIP is a 10-week, summer internship in which students are placed in state-of-the-art projects with aerospace companies to provide skills marketable to both NASA and aerospace companies that support NASA.

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The SURF project offers summer research experiences at Caltech or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to undergraduates.

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Teaching From Space

[Educators & Students Grades K-12]
[Available: Nationally]
TFS uses the unique environment of human spaceflight to facilitate education opportunities that support science, mathematics, engineering and technology instructional materials through on-orbit education downlinks, demonstration activities and payloads.

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Tribal Colleges and University Project -- Native American Internships

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This 10-week, summer project provides qualified students with internship opportunities to gain hands-on experience in their NASA-related field of study.

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Tribal Colleges and University Project -- Summer Research Experience

[Faculty & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Student and faculty teams research opportunities to gain hands-on experience in their NASA-related field of study.

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Undergraduate Student Research Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
USRP provides on-site, mentored internship experiences year-round at all NASA centers. Opportunities are open to full-time college sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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UARC STI Graduate Student Summer Internship Project

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Learn more about the Systems Teaching Institute's summer research opportunities for graduate students.

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University Research Centers

[Faculty and Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
URC's are multidisciplinary research units established at minority institutions to focus on a specific area of NASA interest.

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University Student Launch Initiative

[Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]

The NASA University Student Launch Initiative challenges university student teams to design, build and fly a reusable rocket with scientific payload to one mile in altitude. The competition engages students in scientific research and real-world engineering processes with NASA engineers.

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Virginia Summer Residential Governor's Schools

[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: VA]
Opportunities are provided for gifted students from public and private schools from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to explore professional and university environments through artistic and academic enrichment tailored to their aspirations, level of ability and depth of experience.

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Virtual Learning Magnet for Space Science and Mathematics: Proof of Concept

[Students & Educators Grades 9-12]
[Available: Proof-of-Concept Completed June 30, 2009]
The Council for Chief State School Officers, through a cooperative agreement with NASA, engaged a small number of students in the study of introductory physics through the lens of space science and aeronautics research as a Proof of Concept for the Virtual Learning Magnet. Based on evaluation of the Proof of Concept and interest of the states, CCSSO may expand this learning opportunity.

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Visiting Researcher Exchange and Outreach Project

[Educators & Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The Visiting Researcher Exchange and Outreach project is a collaboration between the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Academic Affairs Office and the Universities Space Research Association. The project is designed to stimulate involvement of university, private sector and government agency researchers with NASA.

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