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NASA Planetary Science Summer School (PSSS) - Provides one-week of intensive team exercises learning the process of developing a mission concept into reality. Participants also learn about mission lifecycles. There are three sessions in 2014: June 16-20, July 14-18 and August 11-15.
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1 week (3 sessions: June 16-20, July 14-18 and Aug. 11-15) / Summer Graduate Students, Doctoral Students, Postdoc Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
Summer Space Grant and Summer Internship Program (SIP) - A national program administered by NASA, Space Grant provides internship funding for graduate and undergraduate students attending universities in state. Thirty-eight states provide internships at JPL.
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10 weeks / Summer Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
Amgen Scholars - Supports summer undergraduate research in the biological sciences and biology-related fields, such as: biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemical and biomolecular engineering, biotechnology, chemistry, microbiology, neurobiology, and toxicology.
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10 weeks / Summer Undergraduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at JPL (SURF) - Introduces students to research under the guidance of seasoned research mentors at JPL (and Caltech). Students experience the process of research as a creative intellectual activity during 10-week fellowship periods at JPL, Caltech and several other venues.
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10 weeks / Summer Undergraduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
JPL Summer Faculty Research Program (JSFRP) - A fellowship program for full-time faculty teaching at accredited U.S. institutions, JSFRP provides opportunities for science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) faculty to engage in research of mutual interest to the faculty member and a JPL researcher.
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10 weeks / Summer Faculty Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
MSP - MSP is a combination of several educational programs that provides internship opportunities to underrepresented students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) degrees. Participants are offered 10-15 week internship opportunities to perform research under the guidance of JPL mentors.
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10-15 weeks / Year-round / Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Year-round Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
Year-Round Internship Program at JPL - Offers research opportunities at JPL for students whose colleges and universities allow them to pursue off-campus independent study during terms or semesters of the academic year as well as summer recess.
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10-week minimum (flexible, see requirements for details) / Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Year-round Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
NASA Undergraduate Internship (NASA-UI) - Offers undergraduates the opportunity to conduct research in collaboration with technical mentors at 10 NASA field centers. Students should apply through NASA's One Stop Shopping Initiative web portal (click the "Apply Now" button for more).
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16-week spring and fall session / 10-week summer session / Fall, Spring, Summer Undergraduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) - An interactive online learning opportunity highlighted by a three-day experience at NASA. Selected students are encouraged to study mathematics, science, engineering and computer science by interacting with engineers at different NASA centers.
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3 days (plus 20 hours of online work) / Spring Undergraduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
NASA Planetary Geology and Geosciences Undergraduate Research Program (PGGURP) - Provides undergraduates majoring in geology and related sciences an opportunity to participate in research in planetary geosciences. Students work under the direction of a NASA-sponsored planetary geology and geophysics investigator during the summer.
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8 weeks / Summer Undergraduate Students Science,Planetary Geology, Geophysics, Geosciences
California State University Science Teacher and Researcher Program (CSU-STAR) - CSU STAR is a 9-week program that offers undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential-seeking CSU students who are planning to become science teachers (i.e. pre-service teachers) an opportunity to gain hands-on research experience at national research centers nationwide.
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9 weeks / Summer Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty Science, Technology, Engineering, Math,Education
Student Independent Research Intern (SIRI) - A one-semester unpaid internship at JPL for students enrolled in an independent study course at a local participating college. Students are under the supervision of a mentor during this period, and the program coordinator provides professional development activities for the trainees. Faculty at participating colleges nominate students for participation in this program.
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One semester (18 weeks) / Fall, Spring Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
JPL Visiting Student Researchers Program (JVSRP) - Facilitates collaboration between JPL researchers and invited students to develop, enhance, or extend the technical capabilities and strategic interests of the Laboratory while providing an educational benefit to the participating student. In general, JPL hosts work collaboratively with students who are supported by their university or country through grants, fellowships and so on..
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One year and renewable / Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Year-round Graduate Students, Doctoral Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Contact Arpine Margaryan for application information
The Consortium for Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) - is one of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) sites for astronomy, CURE recruits undergraduate students from local community colleges in the L.A. area. Participants work with JPL mentors at the main campus or at the Table Mountain Observatory on various projects related to JPL missions and science.
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Varies / Summer, Year-round Undergraduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Astronomy, Physics, Computer Science
JPL Postdoctoral Programs - The Jet Propulsion Laboratory hosts a number of postdoctoral programs. Postdocs are a critical part of JPL's research community and we are dedicated to help ensure a successful experience for our postdocs.
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Varies / Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Year-round Postdoc Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
JPL Human Resources Office Student Programs - JPL's Human Resources Office offers a variety of paid opportunities for students. The programs are: Academic Part-Time; Summer Internship; and COOP Six-Month Full-Time Internship
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Varies / Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Year-round Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students Science, Technology, Engineering, Math