2014 LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science

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Current state: Approved
City: Houston
State/Province: Texas
Country: USA
Contact Person: Claudia Quintana
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Lunar and Planetary Institute
Application Due Date: Friday, January 17 2014
Web Link: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/lpiintern

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) invites undergraduates with at

least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research

in the lunar and planetary sciences. As a Summer Intern, you will work

one-on-one with a scientist at the LPI or at the NASA Johnson Space

Center on a research project of current interest in lunar and

planetary science. Furthermore, you will participate in peer-reviewed

research, learn from top-notch planetary scientists, and preview

various careers in science.


The 10-week program runs from June 2 through August 8, 2014. Interns

will receive a $5000.00 stipend plus $1000.00 U.S. travel stipend, or

$1500.00 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns.


Please note that due to security issues, citizens of U.S. State

Department Designated Countries (see link under “ECP Notices” at:




are not eligible. Selection is based on (1) scholarship, curriculum,

and experience; (2) career objectives and scientific interest; and

(3) match of interest of applicant with available research projects.


Applications are only accepted via the electronic application form

found at the LPI’s Summer Intern Program website:






Claudia Quintana


[email protected]