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NASA's Space Life Sciences Training Program Summer Internship

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

NASA's Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides professional experience in space life science areas such as molecular, cellular, organismal or synthetic biology, bioinformatics or bioengineering. This challenging 10-week summer program trains the next generation of scientists and engineers, enabling NASA to meet future research and development challenges in space life sciences.

This program is for undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years and recent graduates. Applicants must be U.S. citizens ages 18 or older in high academic standing (GPA of 3.2 or higher).

Due to the pandemic, the 2020 internship was held virtually with 10 interns and two staffers from four different U.S. time zones. The 2021 SLSTP program will be held virtually as well.

Participating Institution(s):
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NASA Ames Research Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Cellular Biology
Computational Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology

Biochemical Engineering
Biological & Synthetic Macromolecules
Collaborative Research
Computational Genomics
Data Analysis
Instrumentation Development
Life Sciences and Medicine
Space Exploration
Space Flight
Space Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Page last updated 4/19/2022
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