LPI Summer Paid Internships 2024 USA

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  • Post Date : November 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 12, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 120980
  • Gender Both
  • Scholarship Type Fully Funded
  • Province or State USA
  • Language Requirement English
  • Field of Study Several Fields
  • Duration N/A
  • Language of Instruction English

Job Description

Undergraduate students can do research and learn more about planetary science through the LPI Summer Internship 2024. The LPI Intern program is a 10-week paid internship in the United States for overseas students. Participants will have the option to participate in activities as well as attend lectures and seminars throughout their internship. The LPI is an abbreviation for the Lunar and Planetary Institute.

The LPI will choose 50 undergraduate students. Applicants may be either citizens of the United States or foreign nationals. candidates with a background in physical or natural science, engineering, computer science, or mathematics are encouraged, but all qualified candidates will be evaluated. More information about the LPI Summer Internship 2024, as well as the application process, can be found below.

Location of Internship

The interns will be located either at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) or the NASA Johnson Space Center, both in Houston, Texas.

Financial Benefits

Selected interns will receive:

  • $8,220 in financial support.
  • This amount covers the internship stipend, travel, housing, and cost of living expenses.
  • The internships are funded through NASA’s Support for Planetary Sample Science.

Eligibility Criteria

The LPI Intern program is open to the following:

  • Undergraduate students with at least 50 semester hours of credit are eligible.
  • Students with majors in physical or natural science, engineering, computer science, or mathematics are preferred, but all eligible students will be considered.
  • The internship is open to the citizens of the USA as well as all other foreign nationals.

LPI Internship Requirements

  • You must complete all application forms online.
  • You are required to submit at least two reference letters (maximum of 3)
  • Official transcripts to qualify for the program.
  • If you are a foreign national you must provide proof of English proficiency through one of these accepted methods:
    • Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score
    • A letter from one of the professors in the English department at your college confirming that you have sufficient spoken and written English language skills to successfully participate in the internship program.

Research Topics

  • Planetary Geology and Surface Processes
  • Impact Cratering
  • Planetary Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy
  • Geochemistry, Petrology and Mineralogy
  • Planetary Interiors and Geophysics
  • Planetary Atmospheres
  • Astrobiology
  • Lunar Science and Exploration
  • Asteroids and Other Small Bodies
  • Icy Satellites
  • Meteorites and Sample Analysis
  • Interplanetary Dust and Presolar Grains

LPI Internship Timeline

December 12, 2023 Application Deadline
March 2024 Notification of Selections
June 3, 2024 Program Begins
August 7, 2024 LPI Summer Intern Conference
August 8, 2024 Alumni Seminar
August 9, 2024 Program Ends
August 10, 2024 Departure/Move-Out

How to Apply for the LPI Summer Internship 2024?

You must apply using the online application form. Paper applications will not be accepted. The official website of the LPI Summer Intern program is given below.

  • Deadline: 12th December 2023


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