Summer 2021 NASA Internships | NASA

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Position Location: 
Washington, DC
Job Description: 

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.

A wide variety of internships are available for STEM and non-STEM disciplines. Due to COVID-19, the majority of opportunities are virtual. Students may apply for up to 15 internships per semester (spring, summer, and fall).

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Temporary / Seasonal


Engineering - Civil / Mechanical / Other, Engineering - Web / Software, Environmental / Sustainability Mgmt, Information Technology, Lab Work/Science, Research, Other


Computer and Information Research Scientists, Aerospace Engineers, Biologists, Geoscientists, Geologists, and Hydrologists, Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians


Consistently named a best place to work in the federal government, NASA offers a range of dynamic missions to better understand our planet and beyond. Join our diverse team of passionate professionals who are united by a common purpose: to pioneer exploration and leave an enduring impact on humankind. For more than 50 years, NASA has been breaking barriers to achieve the seemingly impossible— from walking on the Moon to pushing the boundaries of human space flight farther than ever before. We are passionate professionals united by a common purpose: to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research. Today, we continue NASA’s legacy of excellence and innovation through an unprecedented array of missions. Join us as we reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.




All school years and graduation dates allowed


All Agriculture Business, Sociology, Agriculture Public Services, Genetics, Operations Management, Medicine, Business Administration & Management, Sport Business & Marketing, Digital Communication, Public Health, Astronomy/Space Exploration, Dietetics, Urban Planning, Animal Science, Construction Engineering, Geography, Law, Supply Chain Management, Cultural & Ethnic Studies, Industrial Engineering, Family & Consumer Science, Agricultural Production Operations, Psychology, Finance & Financial Management, Religious Studies/Divinity/Theology, Communication Disorders Sciences & Services, Agronomy, Creative Writing, Cyber Security, Special Education, Linguistics, Epidemiology, Chemistry, Veterinary Sciences, Conservation, Pharmacy, Design & Applied Arts, Documentary/Film, Landscape & Nursery, Agriculture Education, Agriculture, Physiological Science, Architecture, Public Relations, Food Industry Management, Earth Sciences, Art History, Emergency Management/Homeland Security, Entrepreneurship, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Public Policy, Fine & Studio Arts, Computer Science, Actuarial/Risk Analysis, Economics, Gender Studies, Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, Health/Exercise Science, Nutrition, Early Childhood Education, Forestry, Accounting, Plant Sciences/Horticulture, Mathematics, Classical Studies, Computer Programming, Geology/Mining, Library Sciences, Radio, Television, Media, Business Analytics, Journalism, Management Science, General Engineering, History, Social Work/Human Services, Agriculture & Biological Engineering, Communication & Media Studies, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Food Science, Materials Science & Engineering, Philosophy/Ethics, Elementary Education, Cartography, Music & Music Education, Higher Education, Political Science & Government, Human & Child Development, International Studies/Comparative Politics, Fisheries & Wildlife, Human Resources, Counseling, Individual Studies, Statistics, Anthropology, Immunology, English, Electrical Engineering, Sales, Soil Science, Foreign Languages & Literature, Data Mining, Natural Resource Management, General Studies, Secondary Education, Advertising, Education Administration, Language Arts Education, Speech Pathology, Ecology, Health/Hospital Administration, Retail & Hospitality Administration, Real Estate, Information Systems Management, Microbiology, Physics, Botany/Plant Biology, Undeclared, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Public Administration, and Drama & Theatre Arts majors


US work authorization is required