Apply now for 2016 summer internships

NASAinterns2015_JPLTruitt_Chad

Looking for a summer internship? Winter break is a terrific time to update your resume and get your application in order. Applications for NASA and other internships around the country are now open. Many application cycles close in January and early February. Below are a few exciting opportunities to help you get started on your … Continue reading

North Seattle College’s rocketry program takes flight

NSC students and faculty, Mansfield 2015

Last spring, North Seattle College Instructor Tracy Furutani and his students began building two high-powered rockets. Their goal was to successfully launch their rockets and recover the telemetry data obtained by the rockets during flight. The article below is taken from the group’s final report, written by student Amber Hackney. The major outcomes of the … Continue reading

Time to think about summer internships

NASA intern, 2014

Applications are beginning to open for undergraduate summer internships around the country. Now is a good time to update your resume and start contacting your professors and research mentors for references. Keep in mind that many application cycles close in January and early February. Below are three exciting opportunities to help you get started on … Continue reading

Strengthening the STEM Pipeline

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium received an additional NASA grant of just under $500,000 to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at our state’s community colleges and technical schools. The proposal was ranked third among the 35 winning proposals. Collaborators include the University of Washington, Central Washington University, Northwest … Continue reading

Become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Are you a community college student who dreams of having a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Does it sound like fun to work on projects and share ideas with NASA engineers, educators, and scientists? Become a National Community College Aerospace Scholar and explore your future. The program consists of 12 weeks of … Continue reading

Register now for the 2015 student hexacopter challenge

NASA hexacopter

Start getting your team together now for the 2015 ICESat-2 Mission Hexacopter Engineering Challenge at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. This challenge will task teams of undergraduates with measuring the height of Earth around us, from tree canopies to bodies of water. The challenge is the first of its kind in a yearly series of … Continue reading

NCWIT Summit empowers young women in techology

In May, WSGC scholar Karolina Pyszkiewicz was selected student ambassador to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit 2014 in southern California. This event brought together over 700 industry professionals to discuss gender issues in computing and ways to encourage more women to enter the technology field. Before leaving for her summer … Continue reading

Three NASA scholarship opportunities open

OSSI website

Applications for three different NASA scholarships are now open to those planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math. The application deadlines are May 16, 2014. NASA Scholars Eligible students include graduating high school seniors, undergraduates who will complete their undergraduate degree in Spring 2016 or later, and community college students with at least … Continue reading

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