Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

National NASA Internships


New! Applications are open until March 1, 2018.

NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative:SOLAR provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do research with top NASA scientists through more than 20 internship programs.

SOLAR programs

  • Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, CA)
  • Armstrong Flight Research Center (Edwards, CA)
  • Glenn Research Center (Cleveland, OH)
  • Goddard Institute for Space Studies (New York, NY)
  • Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, MD)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Pasadena, CA)
  • Johnson Space Center (Houston, TX)
  • Kennedy Space Center (Kennedy Space Center, FL)
  • Langley Research Center (Hampton, VA)
  • Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC, Huntsville, AL)
  • NASA Headquarters (Washington, DC)
  • Stennis Space Center (Stennis Space Center, MS)
  • Wallops Flight Facility (Wallops Island, VA)
  • White Sands Test Facility (Las Cruces, NM)

NASA DEVELOP National Program

New! Application deadline: February 16, 2018

DEVELOP, part of NASA’s Applied Sciences Program, addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects that apply the lens of NASA Earth observations to community concerns around the globe.

LPI Exploration Science Summer Intern Program

The Exploration Science Summer Intern Program is open to graduate students and exceptional undergraduates, offering a chance to integrate scientific input with exploration activities in a way that support missions to both the Moon and near-Earth asteroids.

Lunar Planetary Institute (LPI) Summer Intern Program

The Lunar Planetary Institute (LPI) Summer Intern Program recruits undergraduates to work one-on-one with a scientist at the LPI or at the NASA Johnson Space Center on a research project of current interest in planetary science.

NASA Student Airborne Research Program

New! Application deadline: January 31, 2018

The Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) is a eight-week summer program for rising senior undergraduate students to acquire hands-on research experience in all aspects of a scientific campaign using NASA's DC-8 or P-3B airborne science laboratories.

Department of Energy Summer Intern Programs

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program provides undergraduate students with a chance to spend their summer working at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories, engaged in a research project under the guidance of a laboratory scientist or engineer.

The Community College Internship (CCI) program encourages students to pursue technical careers through work on technologies or instrumentation projects or major research facilities supporting DOE’s mission, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers.

NSF Community College Innovation Challenge

New! Application deadline: February 14, 2018

The National Science Foundation's Community College Innovation Challenge is seeking teams to propose innovative STEM-based solutions for real-world problems. Teams must include three to five community college students, a faculty mentor, and an industry partner.