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LPI Accepting Applications for the 2017 Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science

Posted on December 21, 2016 - 3:54 PM CST

Tags: Higher Education | SMD E/PO Community | Students | Internships / Fellowships / Scholarships | Planetary Science

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. 

The deadline for application is January 6, 2017

Summer interns 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, they will participate in peer-reviewed research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview various careers in science.

The 10-week program begins June 5, 2017, and ends on August 11, 2017. Selected students will receive a $5675.00 stipend; in addition, U.S. students will receive a $1000.00 travel stipend, and foreign nationals will receive a $1500.00 foreign travel reimbursement.

 Applications are only accepted via the electronic application form found at the LPI’s website: 

For additional information, contact

Claudia Bellard
Phone:  281-486-2159