NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating 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.

Important Dates for Students:

06/02/2017-10/17/2017: Submit Internship Application for Spring 2018 Session

09/12/2017: Begin to receive offers for Spring 2018 Session

10/18/2017-03/16/2018: Submit Internship Application for Summer 2018 Session

For complete information regarding NASA internship opportunities, please visit the NASA website here.


The Philadelphia Foundation: The Walter J. Thackray Memorial Scholarship

The Walter J. Thackray Memorial Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary major in Construction Management, Agricultural Science, or Horticultural Science at a 4-year non-profit institution.


  • Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 throughout high school
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by the FAFSA)
  • Must demonstrate activity outside of education (can be extracurricular, work or volunteer)
  • Preference given to a student who is a direct descendant of an operating engineer, teamster, or other labor trade. (NOT A REQUIREMENT)


One (1) $2,000 scholarship ($500 per year for 4 years) will be awarded to cover tuition.

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2018 and the application can be found here.


DHS HS-STEM 2016 Summer Internship Program

The Department of Homeland Security sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals.

  • Graduate Students receive a $700 stipend per week plus travel expenses
  • Undergraduate Students receive a $600 stipend per week plus travel expenses

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and many more.

10-week research experiences are offered at:

  • Coast Guard Research and Development Center
  • Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute
  • Customs and Borders Protection
  • Engineer Research and Development Center
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • National Security Technologies
  • National Urban Security Technology Laboratory
  • Naval Research Laboratory
  • Transportation Security Laboratory
  • DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:

Detailed information about the internships can be found at:

Student Programs, Internships & Fellowships at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

California Institute of Technology

Check out the JPL website for Student Programs, Internships, and Fellowships.


Undergraduate/Graduate Opportunities

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Explore Internship Opportunities at the National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce the 2014 Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program. The ICRC is designed to encourage individuals from populations underrepresented in science and/or financially disadvantaged backgrounds to seek internship opportunities at the NCI. Successful ICRC applicants will take part in a 2-day campus visit to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the various scientist-in-training programs, participate in laboratory tours, interview for either a summer or post-baccalaureate (1-year) internship. Participants selected for internships receive a monthly stipend, round-trip travel, and summer housing subsidy.

For additional information please visit the ICRC website at .

Applications are due Monday, November 11th. Supporting materials are due Thursday, November 14th.

Review/Download the ICRC brochure.


Student Programs, Internships & Fellowships at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) California Institute of Technology

Check out the JPL website for Student Programs, Internships, and Fellowships.

GRAD and UNDERGRAD Programs Funded by NSF and NASA a variety of internships, fellowships, and scholarships nationwide in a wide range of STEM and related disciplines.

Check out SOLAR! A one-stop-shop for students applying for NASA opportunities

**Paid Summer 2013 Undergrad Research Placements (still being updated)
**Over 800 programs – REU and other summer research opportunities for undergrads

Financial Support in Graduate School Opportunities:
***Bridge to the Doctorate, IGERT and NSF Grad Research Fellowship programs provide generous stipend and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation:

***Postdoc opportunities
***NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships

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White House Internship Program

The White House Internship Program runs from May 29, 2012 through August 10, 2012, and the application deadline is January 22, 2012.

The mission of the White House Internship Program is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation, and to cultivate and prepare those devoted to public service for future leadership opportunities. To this end, the programs and opportunities of the Internship Program make for days filled with unique learning experiences, thought-provoking conversation, and unforgettable events.

For complete information, please visit the White House Blog.

Access the White House Internship Program Application here.