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 2015 (and more) opportunities:
Lunar and Planetary Institute Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science - Application deadline: January 9, 2015
Exploration Science Summer Intern Program - Application deadline: January 23, 2015
NASA History Division Internship - Application deadline: February 1, 2015 (Summer), June 1, 2015 (Fall Semester), November 1, 2015 (Spring Semester)
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Astrobiology and Planetary Science - Application Deadline: February 1, 2015
NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program - Application deadline: February 2, 2015
The National Academies Berkner Space Policy Internship Program - Application deadline: February 6, 2015
Applied Physics Laboratory Internship Program - Application deadline: February 10, 2014
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF) at Caltech/JPL - Application deadline: February 22, 2015
JPL Planetary Science Summer School - Application deadline: April 1, 2014