NASA Summer Internship Opportunities

 

Each year, in partnership with NASA Research Centers, including Ames Research Center and Langley Research Center, MACES will select students to participate in a 10- week NASA internship program.
Students will be chosen through a merit-based selection process. Fellowships include a stipend of $6000 for undergraduates or $7500 for graduate students.  The summer internship application is open from Jan 10 to Feb 10.

Students will have the unique opportunity to learn about NASA related research and acquire important technical skills useful for pursuing future careers at NASA. They will also establish NASA connections for potential collaborations.  By working with a group of highly experienced scientists and engineers, their research skills will be horned.

If you have any questions regarding the NASA Summer Internship, please email them to maces@ucmerced.edu

Interns’ Testimonials:

“This internship has given me a deeper appreciation of the work put into developing and testing new materials for aerospace applications. The hands on experience taught me how to use various instruments, as well as materials development and processing tools. The exposure to the professional environment and networking opportunities were a great way to prepare for future success. “ Undergraduate student, James Rosenberg, UCM from Jennifer Lu’s lab

 “I was able to get hands-on experience on a number of instruments: Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Atomic force microscope, and Scanning electron microscope throughout the summer. My ability to work independently and solve my own problems was challenged. From this I have learned how to conduct research more effectively. This internship has allowed me to experience the work environment in a nanomaterial research lab with highly respected and talented researchers. “– Undergraduate student, Denzel Martin UCM from Sai Ghosh’s lab

 “Working at NASA AMES has given me a deeper appreciation for the genealogy of scientific discovery. Although each discovery occurs because of new ideas, research as a whole builds upon the hard work of previous scientists. Every day, I am excited to go into the lab and contribute to our societal body of knowledge.” – Graduate student, A’Lester Allen UCSC from Jin Zhang’s lab

“The internship program facilitated connection with experts on the cutting-edge of research. It expanded my working-knowledge into fields that I had previously had little experience. The professional development and extended social network will also most certainly be a great boon for future success.” – Graduate student, Dylan Simpson UCSC from Jin Zhang’s lab

Undergraduate student summer intern James Rosenberg and Denzel Martin with research scientists at NASA Langley.

Undergraduate student summer intern James Rosenberg and Denzel Martin with research scientists at NASA Langley.

 
Graduate student summer intern A’Lester Allen, working in Dr. Bin Chen’s lab at NASA Ames, is aligning a 532 nm green laser through a photonic crystal (PCF) fiber for measurement of peptides and proteins.

Graduate student summer intern A’Lester Allen, working in Dr. Bin Chen’s lab at NASA Ames, is aligning a 532 nm green laser through a photonic crystal (PCF) fiber for measurement of peptides and proteins.