What is Research internship: Definition and 16 Discussions

NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field is a NASA center within the cities of Brook Park and Cleveland between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and the Rocky River Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks, with a subsidiary facility in Sandusky, Ohio. Its director is Marla E. Pérez-Davis. Glenn Research Center is one of ten major NASA facilities, whose primary mission is to develop science and technology for use in aeronautics and space. As of May 2012, it employed about 1,650 civil servants and 1,850 support contractors on or near its site.
In 2010, the formerly on-site NASA Visitors Center moved to the Great Lakes Science Center in the North Coast Harbor area of downtown Cleveland.

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  1. Maddy467

    Other Any Virtual Summer Research/Internships for High-school Graduates?

    I wanna spend my summers doing something meaningful before I join. I don't want to do it for Money or anything - just want to gain some experience and be useful. I have decent/good Maths, Physics, Chemistry and engineering foundation as well as programming skills and just wanna put them to use...
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    Other Recommended work for an undergrad (internships, research, etc.)

    I am a second year undergrad pursuing Physics and my primary question is when looking for work (internships, research work, etc.) is it recommended to apply for formal programs and fellowships (say research fellowships, summer/winter schools at good institutions, etc.) as opposed to say reaching...
  3. J

    Admissions What REU's to apply to with a mediocre GPA?

    I'm currently a sophomore just about to finish my 3rd semester and I'm trying to apply for some internships over the summer to earn extra money/experience. After today it's looking like my submitted GPA will be a high 3.3 (3.4 if my last final goes very well) because I tanked my freshman fall...
  4. Replusz

    Physics Summer research internship in Physics

    I just finished my second year at a European University. I did some laser-related experimental summer research after first year, and am currently doing a condensed matter experimental summer research (both at European research institutes). Next year I would like to work at an Ivy League...
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    Schools Grad School Advice -- Physics MS or PhD?

    I am going to be majoring in Engineering Physics at the School of Mines in Colorado. I also want to major in CS, seeing as I am a female and already considered worth less than my male counterparts [salary-wise]. I might be thinking ahead, I am taking the required science still to get into a...
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    Other Choosing My 2nd Research Internship: Impact on Grad School Applications

    I was lucky enough to score an REU last summer and I thoroughly enjoyed it. If, given the choice, should I choose the position that is similar to what I did last year or something different; i.e., which would look better for grad school applications? Also, since I got one last year, am I more...
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    Studying How to apply for a research internship for undergraduate students?

    I am an undergraduate physics student studying in UK. I hope I can continue study to PhD in the future, and I heard that I have to or better to apply a research internship in summer in order to go further study. But I have no idea how to apply and what I need to do in the internship. Since I am...
  8. Calaver

    Schools Feasibility of Research in High School

    Quick background: I'm currently a junior (grade 11) in high school who is intending to major in math and/or physics in college. Recently, I had a conversation with a college counselor that turned to my interests in math and physics, including my independent studying of the subjects. The...
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    Studying How should I spend my winter break?

    I'm an international student in the US (UT Arlington) and I someone suggested that I should get some research experience outside during the winter. Is it possible? I'll definitely try getting it at my university, but out of curiosity, is it possible to get some experience in other universities...
  10. B

    Fall Undergraduate Internship: School vs Research Experience

    Fall internships for undergraduates? I have myself in quite the pickle. I'm entering my senior year of college pursuing a BS in Physics and a minor in Math. I go to a small university near LA. I was just offered a paid internship across the country by NASA for this upcoming fall. Of course I...
  11. T

    Job Skills DoE SULI Fall 2015: Waiting to Hear Back

    I applied for the SULI program for this fall and I'm really antsy to find out if I got in or not. I applied at PNNL and LANL. Has anyone heard back about their acceptance yet?
  12. J

    I need advice regarding a research internship

    Hi all, I have been in touch with a very well know faculty member at a big institute (top 10 school) and we talked about me doing an internship with him. The only issue is that he has no funding at this point. He said that if I can arrange for my funding then it could work out. I am...
  13. M

    I'm Looking for a Summer Physics Research Internship

    The difficulty is that I am graduating from high school this year and most internships are either for undergraduates or high school students. I am not really sure which I am considered and I prefer to be in a program in which I am neither underqualified nor overqualified. I am a prospective...
  14. I

    Summer research internship in particle physics

    Hello, I'm a first year graduate student from France, and I need to complete a 3/4-months research internship from April to June/July 2012. My interests are in particle physics and theoretical physics, but I guess it is quite impossible to do something interesting in theory during such a short...
  15. drizzle

    Research Internship in Materials Science & Renewable Energy

    Hey there, I was surfing the net trying to find any suitable research program, three months course or less this summer, until I decide which university I'm going to join for my PhD. Any advice is most appreciated. Btw, my major is materials science, and I'm interested in renewable energy...
  16. J

    Research internship cv - any pointers?

    I've pretty much finished writing a CV which I intend to email to some prospective summer research placements at universities in London and possibly internationally. Some bits are nagging me though, for example: In the education section I've listed my previous year grades, and my expected...