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Internships & Fellowships

The below information is about educational opportunities for students in the atmospheric and planetary disciplines; including scholarships, internships, and fellowships.  Links to the opportunities include a brief description of each program, the application deadline, award amount, dates of the opportunity, contact e-mail address and a link to the website.


SUMMER 2020: June 1 — July 24.

Online Application

This 8-week session provides engaging research in atmospheric sciences and space sciences using observations from NASA spacecraft and ground-based measurements from optical instrumentation, with a goal of understanding our home planet, Earth.

  • Research using planetary and atmospheric measurements
  • Learn from a series of seminars and tutorials
  • Develop data analysis techniques
  • Analyze data from spacecraft and ground-based instruments

2019 FLYER

Download and print our flyer (pdf)about this summer research program.


  • mid March– Application Deadline
  • End of March – Notification of Applicants
  • Late May – Program Begins
  • Late July – Program Ends


  • Online Application
  • Application Deadline: March 9, 2020
  • The application includes a completed online application form, plus submission of transcripts and one letter of recommendation.

Stipend and Accommodation

Students are provided a $4,000 stipend for the 8-week session, and reimbursed up to $500 for travel expenses. On-campus housing and meal-plan are also provided.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student to participate (i.e., graduating high school seniors who have not yet begun their undergraduate program and recent undergraduate degree recipients are not eligible).  Successful applicants will have GPA > 3.0 in a STEM field, and have experience with some form of computer programming.

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