Volume: 06, Issue: 07 07/09/2008 
Students performing scientific tasks.
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A student performs scientific tasks.
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A student performs scientific tasks.
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Other Articles in This Issue:
NASA Spacecraft Reveal Largest Crater in the Solar System
Phoenix Scrapes to Icy Soil in Wonderland
Ocean Wind Power Maps Reveal Possible Wind Energy Sources
NASA and ESA Complete Comparative Exploration Architecture Study
 

Student Opportunities

NASA Langley Research Center
The NASA Langley Research Center in partnership with the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) is offering the NASA-VSGC Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Internship Program to provide student support to the NASA GIS Team.Internships are open to high school, community college, undergraduate, and graduate students majoring in the fields of geography, technology, civil engineering, and other areas with an interest in developing their skills in spatial data technology to support NASA's mission. Positions in fall and spring are available. The application deadline for spring internships is November 1.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/gisintern/.

NASA’s Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Project
This program provides a unique academic experience for undergraduate students to successfully propose, design, fabricate, fly, and evaluate a reduced gravity experiment. The overall experience includes scientific research, hands-on experimental design, test operations, and educational and public outreach activities.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://microgravityuniversity.jsc.nasa.gov/.

International Bridge Building Contest
By participating in this competition, students get a flavor of what it is like to be an engineer, designing structures to a set of specifications and then seeing them perform their function. They are also provided with an academically-oriented extracurricular activity that is recognized school wide.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.iit.edu/~hsbridge/database/search.cgi/:/public/index.

    
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