Opportunities

Higher Education
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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)

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ASU Undergraduate Internships

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

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NAU Undergraduate Internships

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

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ERAU Undergraduate Internships

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

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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!

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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...

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NASA Student Internships

NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI)

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Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System – Conduct Proposers’ Conference via WebEx

The NRA solicits ground-based research proposals – both experimental and numerical studies – utilizing experimental data residing in NASA’s Physical Sciences Informatics (PSI) system (http://psi.nasa.gov). This online database provides investigators access to...

Oct 16, 2018

2018-19 University Student Design Challenge at NASA's Glenn Research Center

NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is hosting a 2018-19 University Student Design Challenge (USDC-3) with aeronautics and space themes. The competition is open to teams of full-time undergraduate students who are juniors or seniors enrolled at accredited U.S. academic institutions...

Oct 17, 2018

Funding Opportunity - Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) Cooperative Agreement Notice

The Science Mission Directorate (SMD) and Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) released the third Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) as NNH18ZDA018C. While SSERVI will continue to support research addressing...

Oct 19, 2018

Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System [Notice of Intent Due]

The NRA solicits ground-based research proposals – both experimental and numerical studies – utilizing experimental data residing in NASA’s Physical Sciences Informatics (PSI) system (http://psi.nasa.gov). This online database provides investigators access to...

Oct 23, 2018

MUREP Innovation and Tech Transfer Idea Competition

Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Innovation and Tech Transfer Idea Competition (MITTIC) is a spinoff challenge established to develop new ideas for commercialization of NASA technology. Teams choose one NASA technology from the provided list and submit concept papers...

Oct 30, 2018

NASA Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students Design Challenge

In the NASA S.U.I.T.S. Design Challenge, university student teams design and create spacesuit information displays within an augmented reality environment. These display and audio environments seek to aid astronauts in performing spacewalk tasks. After developing their environment, selected...

Oct 31, 2018

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers early career and senior scientists one- to three-year work assignments with NASA scientists and engineers. Opportunities relate to missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human...

Nov 1, 2018

2019 RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge

The 2019 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts—Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge is an engineering design and technology demonstration contest for eligible college students. Teams have the opportunity to design and build prototype...

Nov 15, 2018

Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System [Proposals Due]

The NRA solicits ground-based research proposals – both experimental and numerical studies – utilizing experimental data residing in NASA’s Physical Sciences Informatics (PSI) system (http://psi.nasa.gov). This online database provides investigators access to...

Dec 14, 2018

2019 BIG Idea Challenge: Marsboreal Greenhouse Design

NASA’s 2019 Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge seeks innovations in the design and operation of a Mars Greenhouse. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged. Top teams present their concepts via a design review at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia. Eligible...

Jan 6, 2019

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers early career and senior scientists one- to three-year work assignments with NASA scientists and engineers. Opportunities relate to missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human...

Mar 1, 2019

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers early career and senior scientists one- to three-year work assignments with NASA scientists and engineers. Opportunities relate to missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human...

Jul 1, 2019
K-12 Education
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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.

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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...

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Commercial Crew 2019 Calendar Artwork Contest

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is holding an art contest to create a 2019 calendar. Each month will have a different theme related to the International Space Station, astronauts, growing food in space and more! Unique and original artwork will be selected for each month. Once the calendar is...

Oct 17, 2018

Earth Science Week 2018 Visual Arts Contest

Celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 with American Geosciences Institute’s essay contest. Essays should focus on the theme "Finding ‘Art’ in Earth." The contest is open to students in grades 6-9 who are residents of the United States. Participants should submit an original essay up to 300 words in...

Oct 19, 2018

Earth Science Week 2018 Essay Contest

Celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 with American Geosciences Institute’s essay contest. Essays should focus on the theme "Finding ‘Art’ in Earth." The contest is open to students in grades 6-9 who are residents of the United States. Participants should submit an original essay up to 300 words in...

Oct 19, 2018

Call for Presenters: 2019 Space Port Area Conference for Educators

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation is hosting the second annual Space Port Area Conference for Educators (SPACE) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Organizers are seeking interactive, innovative STEM sessions that align with Next Generation Science Standards where...

Oct 31, 2018

2019 Drop Tower Challenge: Plant Watering in Microgravity

Future long-duration space missions will require crews to grow food; so, understanding how to water plants in microgravity is important—especially because the roots also require air. Teams of high school students are challenged to design and build objects that will use wetting characteristics to...

Nov 20, 2018

2018-2019 Scientist for a Day Essay Contest

The Scientist for a Day contest challenges students to become NASA scientists studying moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Participants examine three moons and choose the one they think NASA should return to that would yield the best scientific results. This year's topics are Saturn's moon Enceladus,...

Feb 8, 2019
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MEI Technologies Now Hiring

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

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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.

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Grant Competition -- USAID Development Innovation Ventures

The U.S. Agency for International Development seeks proposals for Development Innovation Ventures grants. Development Innovation Ventures supports breakthrough solutions to the world's most intractable development challenges by finding and testing bold ideas that could change millions of lives...

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Earth Science Week 2018 Photography Contest

Celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 with American Geosciences Institute’s photography contest. Photographs should support the topic "Inspired by Earth" and show a view of the natural world that you find inspiring. Any resident of the United States or any AGI international affiliate may enter....

Oct 19, 2018

Earth Science Week 2018 Video Contest

Celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 with American Geosciences Institute’s video contest. Videos should focus on the theme "Earth Expressions." Submit a brief, 30-90 second original video that tells viewers about artistic expression that stems from the natural world. The contest is open to...

Oct 19, 2018

Become a Member of the Infiniscope Education Advisory Board

The Arizona State University Infiniscope Project (under cooperative agreement with NASA’s Science Mission Directorate) aims to recruit individuals with enthusiasm, passion and ambition for a renewable, one-year term on its advisory board starting November 2018 and ending October 2019. Board...

Oct 19, 2018

The National Science Foundation 2026 Idea Machine

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn cash prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade. The...

Oct 26, 2018

CubeSat Launch Opportunity

NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned to launch or be deployed from the International Space Station between 2019 and 2022. The CubeSat Launch Initiative gives students, teachers and faculty a chance to get hands-on flight hardware development experience...

Nov 20, 2018

NASA's Centennial Challenges: Carbon Dioxide Conversion Challenge

The NASA Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Conversion Challenge is a public competition focused on discovering ways to develop novel synthesis technologies that use CO2 as the sole carbon source to generate molecules that can be used to manufacture a variety of products, including substrates for use in...

Jan 24, 2019