The eligibility requirements for college undergraduate students are the following:
Must be a US citizen
Students must be at least 16 years of age when entering the internship period
Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale
Provide official transcripts from any and all colleges attended
Provide resume showing all relevant work, classroom and extracurricular experience, with a summary of experience gained from individual class work in applicant’s major.
Provide an outline of the direction of graduate studies including thesis outline and/or directed studies
Provide a minimum of one letter of recommendation (It is highly encouraged that letters come from people who directly supervised a work, academic or extracurricular experience)
Pass a background investigation
Be responsible for their own transportation and housing while at the Kennedy Space Center
NOTE: Although accepts applications from students from all Stem Curriculums or Business related majors, if you are majoring in Engineering, Computer Science or Technology, your institution must be ABET-certified for your major.
There are three different periods of internships coinciding with the academic year. Graduate students must indicate which semester they are applying for. These semesters are: Fall, Spring and Summer. Acceptance is based on all factors listed above and the number of internships available. Graduate students will also receive a stipend of $800.00 a week. This stipend is for the period of the internship only. All issues involving academic credit for this internship is a matter between the student and the institution they are attending.