The NASA DEVELOP program is open to current students, recent college graduates, and career transitioning professionals, including veterans of the Armed Forces.
The program is a great opportunity for participants who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Projects focus on addressing local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA's Earth observations. Participants will work with NASA scientists and partner organizations to learn about the use of NASA remote sensing imagery for use in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns.
Details about the internship and how to apply can be found at https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/apply.php.
The summer internship application deadline is March 1st with the term starting June 3rd and lasting through August 9th. Fall and spring internships are also available.
Responsibilities will include: literature review, data processing and analysis, composing of deliverables including a technical paper, presentation, and video. Previous GIS or remote sensing knowledge, while beneficial, is not required for acceptance.
Qualifications: Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Days of the week are flexible, but applicants should be able to commit 25-29 hours per week.
The position is paid on an hourly basis and determined by education level.