Student Opportunities in Planetary Science
The Departments of Astronomy and Earth and Environmental Sciences offer courses of study leading to a Master's Degree. The Chemistry, Physics and Biology Departments offer both the Master's and Ph.D. Full consideration for research funding for students entering in the Fall Semester will be given to applications received by February 15 for E&ES and March 1 for Astronomy. Students are encouraged to directly contact individual faculty that share their interests during the application process.
Further information and Applications can be found here:
Undergraduates interested in planetary sciences research are encouraged to contact individual faculty. Students within the Departments of Astronomy or Earth and Environmental Sciences have the option of completing their senior thesis work in a relevant area of planetary sciences.
Specific opportunities for graduate and undergraduate research will be posted here when they become available.
Summer 2014 (and more) opportunities:
Lunar and Planetary Institute Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science - Application deadline: January 17, 2014
NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program - Application deadline: February 3, 2014
NASA History Division Internship - Application deadline: February 4, 2014 (Summer) and June 1, 2014 (Fall Semester)
NASA Academy - Application deadline: February 7, 2014
Applied Physics Laboratory Internship Program - Application deadline: February 10, 2014
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Astrobiology and Planetary Science - Application Deadline: February 14, 2014
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF) at Caltech/JPL - Application deadline: February 22, 2014
Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program - Application deadline: March 1, 2013
JPL Planetary Science Summer School - Application deadline: April 1, 2014
Scientific and Engineering Internship Program at Goddard Space Flight Center - Application deadline: April 30, 2012
The National Academies Berkner Space Policy Internship Program - Application deadline: June 6, 2014