The LPI Summer Internship 2020 for 10-Weeks is now open for applications. The fully-funded summer internship in the USA will take place in Houston. The 10-week internship program runs from June 1, 2020–August 7, 2020. No IELTS or TOEFL is required if you can get one letter from one of the professors in the English department at your university confirming that you have sufficient spoken and written English language skills. We also call this letter as English Proficiency Certificate. 

 

The LPI Summer Internship is one of the best internship programs for undergraduate students. There is no application fee. Applicants will be considered for appointment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, handicap status, or other non-merit factors.

The LPI Summer paid Intern Program in Planetary Science provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to perform cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research, learn from widely respected planetary scientists, and discover exciting careers in planetary science. During the 10-week internship, students have the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities, including NASA Johnson Space Center scientific visits, lectures, and career development workshops.

 

LPI Summer Internship 2020 Details:

Host Country:

  • The United States of America

Internship By:

  • Lunar and Planetary Institute

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Internship Location:

  • Houston

Internship Duration:

  • 10-Week

Internship Dates:

  • June 1, 2020–August 7, 2020

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Financial Support:

The LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary is a fully-funded internship in the USA. 

  • Selected interns will receive a $7,300 stipend to cover:
    • Internship stipend
    • Travel
    • Housing
    • and cost of Living Expenses
  • Interns traveling from an international location may be eligible for an additional $500 to cover travel expenses
  •  In addition to the stipend, financial support of up to $1,000 (domestic travelers) and up to $1,500 (international travelers) is offered to interns who submit an accepted abstract as the first author to the upcoming Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

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Internship Benefits:

Benefits of an internship:

  • Gain valuable research experience
  • Develop new skills and refine others
  • Meet and work with professionals, establishing contacts for letters of reference and networking
  • Experience a new work environment

The LPI is located near the NASA Johnson Space Center, on the south side of Houston, Texas. On NASA’s behalf, the LPI provides leadership in the scientific community for research in lunar, planetary, and solar system sciences and linkage with related terrestrial programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. 
  • Students with majors in physical or natural science, engineering, computer science, or mathematics have an advantage, but any eligible student may apply.

If you are a foreign national, you will be asked to provide proof of English proficiency. This may be in the form of a Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score, or a letter from one of the professors in the English department at your university confirming that you have sufficient spoken and written English language skills, to successfully participate in our internship program. You will be responsible for U.S. taxes.

How to Apply for US Internships 2020?

You will need to apply using the online application form. Paper applications will not be accepted. Once you begin the application, you must complete all of the questions on the form, including essay-style questions. Transcripts and letters of recommendation may be submitted independently but must be received by January 6, 2020, 11:59 p.m., CST, for your application to be considered.

Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your application number and a link to view the status of your reference letters. You are required to submit three reference letters to qualify for the program.

Have your college registrar mail an official transcript to LPI Summer Intern Program, Application #, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058-1113.

If you are a foreign national, you will be asked to provide proof of English proficiency. This may be in the form of a Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score, or a letter from one of the professors in the English department at your university confirming that you have sufficient spoken and written English language skills, to successfully participate in our internship program. You will be responsible for U.S. taxes.

Be sure to include your application number in the address you provide to your registrar. Transcripts must be received by the LPI no later than January 6, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Applications are only accepted using the online application form found on this website.

Questions may be directed to:
Claudia Bellard
internprogram@lpi.usra.edu
281-486-2159

Selection Criteria:

Selection is based on these criteria:

  • Scholarship, curriculum, and experience
  • Career objectives and scientific interest
  • Match of applicant’s interest with an available research project

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Application Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for the LPI Summer Internship 2020 is January 6, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Selection Notification: 

 

  • The selection committee meets in February. Students will be notified by March 9, 2020. A response from the selected student is required within 2 days of receiving the offer and will be rescinded if there is no response within that timeframe.

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