Kennedy News

Tracy Young
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

April 17, 2009
RELEASE : 20-09
Local Student Interns At NASA's Kennedy Space Center
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Abigail Rodriguez of Anasco, Puerto Rico, is spending almost four months providing technical support to the contracting officer that manages the day-to-day activities of construction and inspection services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Rodríguez, a member of NASA's Kennedy Intern Program is assigned to the construction management branch of the center operations department. Her work involves coordinating various architectural and engineering firm designs, participating in submittal reviews and site investigations in support of the management of multimillion dollar construction contracts.

The program offers internships to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. The objective of the program is to inform students about NASA's mission while providing a valuable work experience directly related to their academic course of study.

Rodriguez is a 2003 graduate of Luis Munoz Marin High School in Anasco. She attends the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, where she is pursuing a degree in civil engineering.

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