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 2012 opportunities:
Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program - Application deadline: January 20, 2012
Applied Physics Laboratory Internship Program - Application deadline: January 23, 2012
Lunar and Planetary Institute Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science - Application deadline: January 20, 2012
NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program - Application deadline: January 30, 2012
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Astrobiology and Planetary Science - Application Deadline: February 1, 2012
The National Academies Berkner Space Policy Internship Program - Application deadline: February 3, 2012
NASA History Division Internship - Application deadline: February 4, 2012
NASA Academy - Application deadline: February 6, 2012
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF) at Caltech/JPL - Application deadline: February 22, 2012
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program - Application deadline: March 1, 2012
JPL Planetary Science Summer School - Application deadline: March 28, 2012
Scientific and Engineering Internship Program at Goddard Space Flight Center - Application deadline: April 30, 2012