Archive for the 'Opportunities' Category

Boeing Info Session @ UC San Diego: April 29, 2014

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

The UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Corporate Affiliates Program and the California Space Grant Consortium invite students to attend an info session:

“Careers in Next Century Structures Design Engineering”

Speaker: Susan Paish, Chief Engineer of Structures Design, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 5-7 PM

Where: Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall (more…)

NASA Education Opportunities

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Click here to view NASA Education opportunities.

NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium

Monday, January 13th, 2014

The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate would like to invite you to the 2014 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium at Stanford University February 4-6. (more…)

2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).

  • Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to California students.
  • Application Submission Period: November 15, 2013 – January 24, 2014. (more…)

Request for Proposals: MESA Community College Program Lab Research Experience

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce a new solicitation:

The MESA Community College Laboratory Research Experience

With the objectives of:

  • Encouraging and preparing students in associate degree programs for STEM degrees and careers
  • Increasing participation of underrepresented minorities and females in STEM.

Notices of Intent (Optional and Non-Binding) Due: November 22, 2013
Proposals Due: January 17, 2014
Performance Period: March 1, 2014 through May 31, 2014

Award Amount: $10,000
Number of Awards: Up to two
Click here for the solicitation.

If you have questions please contact Tehseen Lazzouni.

NASA Kennedy Space Center Opportunity

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The California Space Grant is pleased to provide an opportunity for two California students studying Aero/Astro to intern for 10 days at Kennedy Space Center next January. During this time they will shadow NASA engineers to learn about their research, the new post-space shuttle environment, and the systems engineering approach at NASA. All expenses will be covered by the California Space Grant. (more…)

NASA Space Technology Fellowships for 2014

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking America’s Best and Brightest for Research Fellowships. Fellowships are aimed at graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines. Awards of up to $68K per year will be provided.

Application Deadline: November 13, 2013

Please see the solicitation for details:
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={BD3F49F4-611F-D9EC-1B84-16F4D7551609}&path=open

For more information on the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate, please visit:
http://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/home/index.html

NASA Competitions

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Please click here to view a selection of current NASA Competitions. (more…)

Summer Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

NASA Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS)…

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)…

NASA Kennedy Space Center Pre-Service Teacher Institute (PSTI)…

Caltech’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)…

2013 Helicopter/UAV Program (CTSGC)

Rock On! 2013 Rocket Workshop (CSGC)

SNC Dream Chaser Intern Position (Sierra Nevada Space Systems)

2013 International Space Apps Challenge (NASA)

2013 NASA Academy


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NASA K-12 Teacher Professional Development in Climate Education

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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NASA Innovations in Climate Education (NICE) Teacher Professional Development Workshop Series

April 9th, 11th, April 16th & 18th

4:00 – 5:20 p.m. (EDT)

Teachers may participate, free of charge, in person or virtually.

From greenhouse effect to Earth’s rising temperatures and resulting impacts on plants, bugs and birds, increase your understanding of these timely topics and more at the NICE Teacher Professional Development Workshop.   This workshop is a four-part series featuring climate literacy content and classroom resources from NASA and NICE Earth Systems Scientists.  It is open to all Science, Technology, Engineering and Math K-12 teachers.  The content will be geared toward the 5-9 grade band.

For more information visit the NICE website at:  http://nice.larc.nasa.gov/node/129