Job Overview


About the Agency

The NASA Pathways Intern Program provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain meaningful developmental work experience. This is an internship position as part of a work/study program. The work involves trainee duties at NASA located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), FL. This position is for students that have been accepted for enrollment or are currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma) in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.

Students may be placed in KSC organizations such as the Center Operations Directorate.

The following major(s) are preferred: Criminal Sciences, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Security Administration, Law Enforcement, or Criminal Justice.

This is an excepted service position.


This position is part of the NASA Pathways Intern Employment Program (IEP) which is a formal training
program. Participant completes assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental activities specified in the Program. Participants will receive formal periodic assessments of progress. You may be required to
perform rotational assignments in various organizations.

The participant will be performing basic security functions, including law enforcement, policy and procedures, and other protective services functions.