NASA Offers Paid Internships for High School and College-Level Students
McCreary County Record – September 2023
Exciting news for aspiring scientists and engineers! NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) is currently accepting applications for paid internships for high school and college-level students. This unique opportunity allows students to work on agency projects with a NASA mentor, gaining invaluable experience and knowledge.
To be eligible for these internships, applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The internships are available in fall, spring, and summer sessions at various NASA facilities across the country. One application is reviewed agencywide, making it a highly competitive process.
What sets these internships apart is that prior experience is not required. NASA recognizes the potential in young minds and encourages individuals at different stages of their academic journey to apply. The internship opportunities are open to high school, undergraduate, graduate, and educator levels, offering a diverse range of experiences.
OSTEM interns may also receive a stipend, which varies based on the academic level and length of the session. This financial support allows students to focus on their projects and fully immerse themselves in the NASA environment.
If you’re interested in participating in this incredible opportunity, make sure to mark your calendars. The application deadline for the Summer 2024 session is October 20, 2023. However, if you miss this deadline, there is a final opportunity to apply with a deadline of February 2, 2024. Don’t hesitate – start working on your application today!
To apply, visit the NASA OSTEM website and submit your application online. Be prepared to showcase your academic achievements, skills, and passion for the STEM fields. This internship could be the stepping stone towards a successful career in space exploration.
NASA remains committed to encouraging and nurturing young talent, and these internships are just one of the ways they contribute to the future of scientific research. So, don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of something extraordinary. Apply now and embark on a journey that could shape the rest of your life.