U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management—2020 Minority-Serving Institutions Partnership Program Internships

Audience: Full-time Undergraduate and Graduate Students at Accredited Minority-Serving Institutions
Application Deadline: Jan. 21, 2020
Contact: vivian.holloway@srnl.doe.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management is seeking applicants for 10-week summer internships at the DOE’s National Laboratories. Interns will complete research projects aligned with ongoing DOE efforts. Students also will be involved in enrichment activities that may include laboratory and site tours, professional development seminars, workshops and lectures. A stipend or salary will be provided. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Department of Energy’s Scholars Program 2020

Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate Students; Recent Graduates
Application Deadline: Jan. 3, 2020
Contact: doescholars@orise.orau.org

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Scholars Program introduces college students and recent college graduates to the U.S. Department of Energy’s mission and operations. Participants apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of settings within the DOE complex. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be an undergraduate, graduate or recent postgraduate of an accredited institute of higher education. Internships typically last 10 weeks during the summer, and stipends are provided.

Call for Proposals—NASA Research Announcement for Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System: Appendix F

Audience: Graduate Students
Proposal Deadline: Dec. 16
Contact: francis.p.chiaramonte@nasa.gov

NASA invites graduate students and established researchers to submit proposals for ground-based research for experimental and numerical studies that use experimental data residing in NASA’s Physical Sciences Informatics system. This solicitation appendix features five research areas: combustion science, complex fluids, fluid physics, fundamental physics and materials science. Proposals from graduate students must be submitted by their advisors. The typical award will be a maximum of $100,000 per year for up to two years.

Call for Proposals: Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology

Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students Pre-Proposal Informational
Teleconference: Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. EST
Proposal Deadline: Feb. 4, 2020
Contact: HQ-FINESST@mail.nasa.gov

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate is seeking proposals from accredited U.S. universities for research grants to begin in the 2020-21 academic year. Each proposal must identify a student seeking a master’s or doctorate degree in Earth and space sciences as the participating future investigator. Project proposers may request up to a three-year period of performance. Visit the website for details and proposal requirements.

NASA STEM Activities: Forward to the Moon

Audience: Educators of Grades K-12
Event Date: Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. EST
Contact: susan.m.kohler@nasa.gov

Join the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University for a free 60-minute webinar. NASA plans to go forward to the Moon by 2024. Learn about K-12 STEM activities that will enhance classroom instruction involving this topic.

Activities include:
— Demonstrating sizes and distances of Earth.
— Making a water filtration system.
— Designing a lunar habitat.
— Simulating finding oxygen on the Moon.
— Making balloon rockets with a payload.
— Simulating gravity with magnets.

Online registration is required.