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 various organizations throughout Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida.Learn more about this agency
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.
The following major(s) are preferred: Physics.
Students may be placed in KSC organizations such as the Exploration Research and Technology Programs (UB) organization.
Students who may work full time while attending school are desirable.
These positions are in the excepted service and are being filled under the Pathway's Internship Program. Appointments may be non-competitively converted from the Pathways Program to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all educational requirements for that position are met and there is an available position. However, conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed. If converted participants would have the promotion potential up to a GS-13.
To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.
This position is part of the NASA Pathways Intern Employment Program (IEP) which is a formal training program. Participants completes assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental activities specified in the Program. Participants receive formal periodic assessments of progress. You may be required to perform rotational assignments in various organizations.
The participants will be applying advanced concepts relative to Physics. This may be done in a research environment where participant is mentored and guided by a higher level Scientist.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. citizens who are enrolled students or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis in accredited educational institutions.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481455700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.