Student Opportunities in Planetary Science

Graduate Program

PSG Graduate PosterThe 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:

Astronomy Dept.
Earth and Environmental Sciences Dept.
Graduate Programs at Wesleyan

Undergraduate Research

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:

NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships

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)

Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) Program - Application deadline February 5, 2014

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

 

Other fellowships, internships, and jobs

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Wesleyan

CT Space Grant Graduate and Undergraduate Fellowhips and Travel Grants

Harriet G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Student and career opportunities at Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates (REU) in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Universities Space Research Association Internship Programs

Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opprtunities Program

Aeronautics Student Competitions

Other internship opportunities