Program Length: minimum 10 weeks requirement for base level internship (highschool students)
Varies with internship for university or graduate students (pathways, fellows, international)

Location: NASA Campuses
Greenbelt, Maryland
Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia
Goddard Institute For Space Studies, New York City
Independent Verification and Validation Facility, Fairmont, West Virginia

Admissions Requirement: 
• U.S. citizenship
• GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
High school students:
• At least 16 years of age and a current sophomore, junior or senior
Undergraduate or graduate students:
• At the time the opportunity begins, must be accepted/enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college or university

Admissions Deadline: Varies based on programs offered – check here:

Highlight: Do you dream of exploring the universe and making new discoveries? Then the NASA Internships could be perfect for you! These space internships give high school and college students the opportunity to participate in research or other experiential learning under the guidance of a mentor at a NASA campus. Hundreds of students each year are given the opportunity to participate in a space internship at one of 4 of the campuses in Maryland, Virginia, New York City, or West Virginia. In order to apply for a space internship with NASA, applicants must have a U.S Citizenship, have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be at least a 16 (for high school applicants) or be accepted/enrolled in an accredited U.S college or university (for college applicants). There are many internships that are open for applicants around the year, so watching their spreadsheet of internships (sorted by location, age, and more) can help you find ones perfect for you. Because the internships are posted continuously, there are no deadlines for applying. If you’re a current college/university student looking to work with NASA for the opportunity to gain employment later on, make sure to check out their Pathways Intern Employment Program as well. Whether you just want to learn more about space or already want to go to the moon someday, check out this space internship opportunity and apply today!

Cost: free! 

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