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Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Project
March 12, 2014

The LERCIP project at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio is gearing up for another summer of internships.  In order to be considered for any internship within the project, applicants must be rising college freshmen, graduate or undergraduate college students and/or secondary education school teachers.

You are encouraged to bookmark this site and check back frequently for status updates on the project.
 


LERCIP Higher Education Project

Program Description:

Lewis’ Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Project  (LERCIP) is a center unique college internship program conducted at the NASA Glenn Research Center.  The program provides a 10-week paid summer internship opportunity for students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); and non-STEM majors that lend support to the NASA mission.  Students spend the summer learning and working at the NASA Glenn Research Center facilities under the guidance of a mentor while engaging in authentic NASA-related, mission-based R&D and career-related activities.  The LERCIP educational component allows students to attend and participate in a variety of planned activities from professional development workshops to presenting at the culminating Student Research Symposium.  LERCIP provides hands-on experiences that challenge, inspire, and promote practical application; complementing and expanding upon students’ theoretical education.   

Eligibility:

For consideration to participate in this internship project, an applicant must be a U.S citizen, 3.0 GPA, and either a full-time student pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree in a field of science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business related field at an accredited college/university throughout the U.S and Puerto Rico OR, attending an accredited 2-year college/university, OR a College bound graduate (high school senior).  If selected, you must begin on one of the scheduled start dates listed below.

2014 Start/ End Date(s):

Session #1 June 02, 2014 – August 08, 2014
Session #2 June 16, 2014 – August 22, 2014

Salary:

Stipends are based on students’ academic level at the time the opportunity will begin:  Undergraduate stipend $6,000;  Graduate stipend $7,500. 

LERCIP does not provide any housing allocation but does have a one time travel reimbursement of up to $500 dollars available for selected eligible candidates to participate in LERCIP.  Due to the large number of applicants, only identified candidates for positions are notified (by April 15), and are based on GRC project/program needs and budget.

Application deadline date for students to apply within NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) website has been extended to March 01, 2014.

Participants are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation.  A one-time travel reimbursement is available to eligible candidates.  If you have plans to relocate and interested in receiving a housing list, please email: maurice.k.reynolds@nasa.gov.

LERCIP applicants may apply utilizing NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) LaunchPad site.

Point of Contact:
Maurice Reynolds
NASA Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Road, M.S. 8-1
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
(216) 433-2408 Office
maurice.k.reynolds@nasa.gov

 


 

LERCIP Teacher Program

Program Description:

The LERCIP Teacher Program provides internships for teachers interested in expanding their knowledge in the area(s) of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Internships are for 10-weeks and available during the summer months at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.  The internships are offered under the auspices of Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Project (LERCIP), a collaborative undertaking by the Educational Programs Office at the Glenn Research Center.  Teachers will work with a GRC mentor to complete identified assignments.

Eligibility:
Internships are available only to U.S. citizens who are employed at a state accredited U.S. high school full-time and are available Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, for 10 weeks.

LERCIP Teacher Application is available via NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) website.  Deadline date for applicants to submit their application has been extended to March 01, 2014.

2014 Start/ End Date(s):

Session #1 June 02, 2014 – August 08, 2014
Session #2 June 16, 2014 – August 22, 2014

Participants are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation. A one-time, travel reimbursement of up to $500 is available to eligible candidates. The teacher stipend will total $10,000.

Selection/Notification:
Due to the large number of applicants, only identified candidates for positions are notified (by April 15) and are based on organizational/mentor needs and GRC project/program budget. 

Point of Contact: 
Maurice Reynolds
NASA Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Road, M.S. 8-1
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
(216) 433-2408 Office
maurice.k.reynolds@nasa.gov

 

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