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Visiting Student Research Program at NASA

Visiting Student Research Program at NASA, USA

Country: USA
City: California
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The California Institute of Technology invites domestic as well as international students to participate in the Visiting Student Research Program in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA. The periods are flexible and the can choose and apply for the part-time and full-time programs.

The JPL Visiting Student Research Program offers research opportunities to students who have a compatible research interest with NASA JPL. Students will have an opportunity to collaborate with JPL scientists or engineers, who serve as the students’ mentors. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science. In addition to that, students will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of enrichment activities, including tours, lectures and career advisement, arranged by the JPL Education Office.


Candidates must have the following qualifications to participate in the Visiting Student Research Program at NASA

  • Must be U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents (LPRs) and foreign nationals. Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields.
  • Must provide proof of financial support in the amount of at least $2,400 per month during the JPL visit.
  • Similarly, the candidate must have a valid international health insurance plan and accident coverage. (Students will have to submit proof of insurance if selected.)
  • This award must have been awarded an internship or fellowship through a third party, such as their government, university, a foundation, or similar organizations.
  • Similarly, the award must include visiting research experience and funding for the student during the internship or fellowship experience.
  • Furthermore, the student must have a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA. The cumulative GPA must be of the institution where the student has a current active status.

How to Apply?

All the interested candidates must submit their application with the following attachment on  [email protected]

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Proof of funding

Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States. Currently, NASA owns the JPL and the  California Institute of Technology (Caltech) manages the laboratory for NASA. The laboratory’s primary function is the construction and operation of planetary robotic spacecraft, though it also conducts Earth-orbit and astronomy missions. It is also responsible for operating NASA’s Deep Space Network.


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