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Blue Marble Space Young Scientist Program

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

BMSIS provides opportunities for college students and recent grads to participate as Young Scientists with our institute, providing opportunities to participate in basic research and learn about science communication. Young Scientists conduct supervised research under direct supervision by a BMSIS mentor. The Young Scientist may work on-site or remotely, depending on the needs of the project, mentor, and Young Scientist. Funding is available for some projects but not all. Young Scientist positions will last nominally a maximum of three months. Funded positions may last longer.

The Young Scientist Program includes modules in science communication as well as ethics and society with guidance from their mentors. Young Scientists also will attend monthly BMSIS seminars and may have other opportunities to participate in BMSIS activities.

Upon successful completion of the Young Scientist Program and required modules, BMSIS Young Scientists shall receive a certificate of completion. Applications for the Young Scientist Program will be accepted on a rolling basis with limited available positions, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply or contact us for more information.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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NASA Ames Research Center (Lead)
Blue Marble Space Institute of Science

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Atmospheric Sciences
Medical Sciences
STEM Fields

Space Flight
Space Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Page last updated 8/22/2022
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