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LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. As a Summer Intern, you will 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 lunar and planetary science. Furthermore, you will participate in peer-reviewed research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview various careers in science.

A 10-week program. You will receive a $5,000.00 stipend plus $1000.00 U.S. travel stipend, or $1,500 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns.

The LPI is located near Johnson Space Center, on the south side of Houston, Texas. The LPI provides, on NASA’s behalf, leadership in the scientific community for research in lunar, planetary, and solar system sciences, and linkage with related terrestrial programs.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/6/2017
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Program Dates: 6/5/2017 - 8/11/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Lunar and Planetary Institute (Lead)
Universities Space Research Association (USRA)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Chemistry
Geological Sciences
Physics

Keywords:
Mineral Science
Petrology
Planetary Atmospheres
Planetary Geology
Planetary Science

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