Opportunities

Higher Education
Opportunity Information Deadline

ERAU Undergraduate Internships

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Internship Program information and application forms

Various

ASU Graduate Fellowships

Arizona State Universitiy/NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship program information and application forms

Apr 15, 2013

ASU Undergraduate Internships

Arizona State University/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Internship Program information and application forms

May 10, 2013

NAU Undergraduate Internships

Northern Arizona University/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Internship Program information and application forms

Mar 14, 2014

UofA Graduate Fellowships

University of Arizona/NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship program information and application forms

Mar 31, 2014

UofA Undergraduate Internships

University of Arizona/NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Internship Program information and application forms (this program is also open to Pima Community College students)

Jul 6, 2014

NASA Student Internships

NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI)

Various

Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) offers undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research support facilities. The NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program is NASA’s largest nationwide internship program.

Various

Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology (MS-GIST)

The University of Arizona Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST)  program integrates GIScience, cutting-edge GISystems, and geospatial technology, with management skills for use in government, corporate, non-profit, and academic settings.

Various

NASA Internship Opportunities

Students and faculty may explore and experience unique space and aeronautics content through NASA's education opportunities for higher education. Learn about ways to interact with NASA engineers and scientists!

Various

National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program

NASA initiated the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, also known as Space Grant, in 1989. Space Grant is a national network of colleges and universities. These institutions are working to expand opportunities for Americans to understand and participate in NASA's aeronautics and space projects by supporting and enhancing science and engineering education, research and public outreach efforts.

Various

National Mars Education Conference -- Mars and the Comet: How to Use Natural Events as NGSS-Aligned Teachable Moments in Your Classroom

Mars and the Comet...Close Encounters of the Natural Kind!

Have you ever wondered how to turn natural events into rich, teachable science moments in your classroom? Join NASA's Mars Education team to learn Next Generation Science Standards-aligned strategies to use natural events as timely learning opportunities. The conference will focus on a fantastic, dramatic natural event that is taking place very soon -- Comet Siding Spring is on track to have a close encounter with Mars on Oct. 19, 2014!

Sep 23, 2014

2014-2015 Space Grant Midwest High-Power Rocketry Competition

The Minnesota Space Grant Consortium is hosting the Space Grant Midwest High-Power Rocket Competition during the 2014-2015 academic year. This competition challenges college students to design and construct high-power rockets to be launched in May 2015 at a launch site near Minneapolis, Minnesota. No previous experience in high-power rocketry is necessary to compete!

Sep 23, 2014

REGISTRATION OPEN: Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2014

The Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2014 will take place this fall, offering U. S. high school students the opportunity to design experiments that will be tested in space.

Sep 24, 2014

Solar System Ambassadors Program Accepting Applications

The NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Ambassadors, or SSA, Program, a nationwide network of space enthusiast volunteers, is accepting applications through Sept. 30, 2014.

Highly motivated individuals will be given the opportunity to represent NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as volunteer Solar System Ambassadors to the public for a one-year, renewable term beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

Sep 30, 2014

The Peter Diamandis Bold Space Entrepreneur Scholarship

The Peter Diamandis Bold Space Entrepreneur Scholarship will be awarded annually to one student for their entrepreneurial efforts in the space industry. 

Applicants should submit an essay detailing either an entrepreneurial effort of theirs already in progress or one they wish to pursue. The applicant should also explain how the receipt of this award would benefit their existing or potential venture. There is no minimum or maximum for the essay, but around 500 words is recommended. Entries will be judged on boldness and feasibility.

The first prize award includes:

Oct 1, 2014

Centennial Challenges Mars Ascent Vehicle Prize

The Centennial Challenges Mars Ascent Vehicle, or MAV, Prize is helping to advance the technology to return samples from Mars. The challenge focuses on getting the samples from the Martian surface to Mars orbit for collection and return to Earth.

Oct 6, 2014

2015 NASA Student Launch Request For Proposals

The NASA Student Launch (SL) is a research-based, competitive, and experiential exploration project that provides relevant and cost effective research and development. Additionally, NASAStudent Launch connects learners, educators, and communities in NASA-unique opportunities that align with STEM Challenges under the NASA Education Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Engagement line of business. NASA’s missions, discoveries, and assets provide opportunities for individuals that do not exist elsewhere.

Oct 6, 2014

2014 Humans in Space Art Video Challenge

The Humans in Space Art Program and NASA's International Space Station Program have teamed up to launch the international Humans in Space Art Challenge. How will humans use space science and technology to benefit humanity? College students and early career professionals are invited to ponder this question and to express an answer creatively in a video less than three minutes long. Video artwork can be of any style, featuring original animation, sketches, music, live action drama, poetry, dance, Rube Goldberg machines, apps, etc.

Oct 15, 2014

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's Spring 2015 Policy Internship Program

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, or OSTP, is seeking students for spring 2015 internships. The OSTP advises the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The office serves as a source of scientific and technological analyses and judgment for the president with respect to major policies, plans and programs of the federal government

Oct 17, 2014

2015 RASC-AL Aerospace Concepts Design Competition

NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace announce the 2015 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage, or RASC-AL, Aerospace Concepts competition. RASC-AL is a design project competition for university-level engineering students and faculty.

Nov 3, 2014

National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation, or NSF, is accepting applications for its East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes, or EAPSI, Fellowship Program. This program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend eight weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of seven host locations in East Asia and the Pacific. Host locations are Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan. The program is a collaboration between NSF and counterpart agencies in each host location.

Nov 13, 2014

2015 NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is accepting applications for its 2015 Educational Partnership Program, or EPP, Undergraduate Scholarship Program. The EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields that directly support NOAA's mission.

Jan 30, 2015
K-12 Education
Opportunity Information Deadline

AIAA/Space Grant Kid's Club

Kids Club is a science-oriented program aimed at children aged 8 - 12 geared to promote and encourage interest in all areas of science and mathematics.

Various

Science Speakers Program

Teachers in the Tucson area select which presentation they're interested in, and use the online list to contact the speaker. Once the teacher and speaker agree on a time and date, the speaker visits the classroom and gives their listed talk. This directory is organized according to presentation topic and topics are cross-listed under appropriate categories.

Various

Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2014

The Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2014 will take place this fall, offering U. S. high school students the opportunity to design experiments that will be tested in space.

Sep 24, 2014

Sally Ride EarthKAM Announces 2014 Fall Missions

Students and educators have two chances to participate in Sally Ride EarthKAM this fall. The 2014 fall missions are scheduled to take place Oct. 21-24, 2014, and Nov. 18-21, 2014. Guide your students in hands-on research as they program a camera aboard the International Space Station to take pictures of specific locations on Earth. The optional online curricula at the Sally Ride EarthKAM website are targeted at middle school students but are adaptable for other grade levels.

Oct 20, 2014
All
Opportunity Information Deadline

Laser System Scientist Position Opening

The Energy Dynamics Lab seeks an Applied Laser Systems Scientist.  Major responsibilities will be to design and implement novel laser based sensor systems. Requires PhD in Physics, Chemistry or field related to applied laser spectroscopy.  5 or more years experience as an integrator of photonics systems, analog/digital electronics, and data automation.

Various

MEI Technologies Now Hiring

MEI Technologies prides itself on employing some of the brightest, most experienced engineering and technology experts in the nation.

Various

NASA Job Opportunities

Our work ranges from the every-day operating of our facilities, to exploring the mind-boggling, furthest limits of the past, present, and future of our universe.

Various

Spaceship Earth Grants Launches Global Crowdfunding Spaceflight Contest

Childhood dreams are now within reach and a unique approach to changing the world is underway as Spaceship Earth Grants (SEG) launches a new program to send private citizens to space. With its mission of enabling as many people as possible to have the spaceflight experience, the SEG crew is proud to launch its first contest to crowdfund an open number of spaceflight awards.

Dec 31, 2014
Higher Education, K-12 Education
Opportunity Information Deadline

OSSI NIFS -- Spring 2015 Opportunities

NASA's One Stop Shopping Initiative for Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships, or OSSI NIFS, strives to provide high school students and undergraduate and graduate students at all institutions of higher education access to a portfolio of internship, fellowship and scholarship opportunities offered by NASA mission directorates and centers.

Oct 12, 2014

Earth Science Week 2014 Contests

The American Geosciences Institute is sponsoring a series of contests to celebrate Earth Science Week 2014. This year's celebration takes place Oct. 12-18, 2014.

Earth Science Week 2014 Photography Contest -- Open to All Ages
http://www.earthsciweek.org/contests/photography/index.html

Oct 17, 2014