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Wallops Flight Facility
July 2, 2013

Internship/Cooperative Programs

Wallops provides valuable work experiences for high school and college students by employing them within organizations related to their fields of interest.

For additional information, contact Keith Koehler at 757.824.1579 or Keith.A.Koehler@nasa.gov.


NASA, in cooperation with Worcester County and the Lower Shore Workforce Alliance have joined in partnership to form the STEP UP (Science, Technology, Engineering Pipeline for Underserved Populations) internship program that is targeted for students attending Worcester County high schools, WorWic Community College, Salisbury University, or the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Students will participate in an 8-week summer internship at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility or the Maryland Institute for Space Technology (MIST).

For more information and application forms, contact Brenda Dingwall at 757.824.1412 or Brenda.J.Dingwall@nasa.gov.

High School
National Space Club Scholars Program

The purpose of the National Space Club Scholars Program is to provide students with the opportunity to experience how research and development organizations operate on a day-to-day basis. Participants will be assigned to work with a technical professional in a field related to the student's stated interests and expertise. The available areas of interest include Earth and space systems science, computer science, and engineering. Virtually all placements include computer applications.

For more information, visit: education.gsfc.nasa.gov/files/spaceclub.pdf

Undergraduate & Graduate Level

Cooperative (Co-op) Education Program

College students receive valuable work experience through positions with Wallops-based organizations related to their major fields of study. The Co-op Program is the principal source of new permanent employees at Wallops.

For more information, visit: ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/job_student/coop/home.htm

Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)

The USRP offers undergraduates across the United States a 10-15 week research experience at a participating NASA Center.

For more information, visit: www.epo.usra.edu/usrp

Graduate Research Studies

Wallops participates in the Goddard Research Studies Program that provides opportunities for graduate students to select research topics related to Wallops activities and use our facility resources as necessary to pursue their research.

For more information, visit: university.gsfc.nasa.gov

Wallops Contractors Student Job Opportunities

Honeywell, Inc.

Operates, maintains, and sustains range instrumentation associated with the Wallops Research Range; also operates, maintains, and sustains the NASA orbital ground network on the Near Earth Network Services Contract. Summer job opportunities for Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Computer Science students.

Inquiries to Ken Griffin at Kenneth.R.Griffin@nasa.gov.

No phone calls, please.


LJT & Associates, Inc.

Provides Project Support Integration, Hardware and Software Engineering, Meteorology Operations and Instrumentation, Imaging Photo/Video Operations, and Scientific Radar Support for the Near Earth Network Services and the Wallops Engineering Services Contracts. Students must have completed the second year of an engineering discipline such as electrical, mechanical, software, computer science, or mathematics.

Inquiries to Tom Millard at Thomas.A.Millard@nasa.gov.

No phone calls, please.


Orbital Sciences Corporation

As Prime Contractor for the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) at Wallops, Orbital designs, manufactures, integrates, tests, and launches sounding rockets for NASA, DOD, Academia and commercial businesses worldwide. Candidates for Spring/Summer or Summer/Fall Internships must have completed the second year of study in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with an overall GPA of 3.25. There are no "summer only" internships available at this time.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Glen.J.Gusciora@nasa.gov; only US citizens need apply. For further information, call Glen Gusciora at 757.824.1568.


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