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Summer Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at USC

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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CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the Undergraduate Engineering Seminars series, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.

Information for upcoming seminar, May 29, 2013:

Speaker: Tim Wheeler, Senior in Aerospace Engineering

Topic: Tim will discuss his work with rockets, drones and near-space balloons and bring to light many of the opportunities available to engineering students at UCSD. Tim will touch upon research with faculty, student competition teams, and industry internships, specifically with his own involvement in research under Dr. John Kosmatka, the UCSD Near Space Balloon Team, the UCSD Autonomous Airplane Team, and an internship at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). “Out of this World” is meant to encourage and empower students to apply themselves and take advantage of the opportunities which surround them.

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2012-2013 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project Selections

We are delighted to announce that the California Space Grant Consortium has selected the following students for the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, which engages the future STEM* Workforce in science and aerospace related research projects.

Students were selected based on the following four criteria:

  • Academic Achievement (including GPA)
  • Proposed Research Project
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Leadership Qualities

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2012 – 2013 CaSGC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Announcement

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the 2012 – 2013 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).

  • Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to California students.
  • Proposal Submission Period: January 24, 2013 – March 4th, 2013.
  • Eligibility: Juniors and Seniors attending CaSGC Affiliate Universities and Colleges. Click here to view the affiliate list.

Please follow the links below to find the: Application Announcement and Instructions, Final Report Guidelines, sample forms to review before submitting your application, and the link to the Online Application.

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team Among Top 16 in the World

At this year’s iGEM World Competition the 2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM team were runners up for human practices, and one of the top 16 teams in the world out of 190 total teams; only four of which came from the US. With support from the Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium and the California Space Grant Consortium, the group of thirteen undergraduates and recent graduates worked across three thousand miles, four time zones, and the guidance of a host of faculty advisors, post-doctoral students, and professors, to develop synthetic biology applications for astrobiology.

You can watch  a video of the iGEM competition, and see the Stanford-Brown team here.

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team

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