NASA Internships and Fellowships


Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Description: 
NASA INTERNSHIPS integrate interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks, while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of NASA's missions. NASA FELLOWSHIPS support independently conceived or designed research, or senior design projects by highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students, in disciplines needed to help advance NASA's current and future science and technology goals.
Supported Fields: 
Program's focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics. Supported fields in engineering are: aeronautical and aerospace, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical and electronic, energy, engineering mechanics, engineering science, industrial engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, polymer engineering, systems engineering. Additional supported fields are: mathematics, computer science, physics.
NASA INTERNSHIPS: Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. NASA FELLOWSHIPS: To be eligible to submit a proposal, candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in a STEM field, and be enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program, pursuing a research-based master's or Ph.D. program in a NASA-relevant field.
U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens.
Program Deadline: 
Consult program website.
How To Apply: 
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.