The Mars Institute operates the NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) Research Station on Devon Island, Arctic Canada, the world’s leading space science and exploration field research station. The Institute encourages interactions and collaboration between the space and energy sectors, to foster innovative partnerships, create new business opportunities, train the next generation of competency, and find solutions for our planet’s future.
WHAT: The Mars Institute and the Space & Energy (S&E) network have established an international student internship program with NASA and its partners. Internship positions for 3 months (extendable) are available in the following key areas:
1) SCIENCE: Earth and Planetary Sciences (Astrobiology, Geology, Geophysics, Space Physics), Terrestrial Analog Studies (Arctic, Antarctica, Other sites), and Mars Data Anal- ysis (Data from Past and Ongoing Missions).
2) EXPLORATION: Astronautics (Robotic and Human Mission Concepts Design and Development), Drilling Technologies (Clean Technologies for Subsurface Access, Inves- tigation, and Sampling), Robotics (for Extreme Environment on Earth and Space), and Human Factors (Crew Performance, Physiology, Tele-medicine).
3) OUTREACH: Science Education, Participatory Exploration, and Internet Content Development.
WHERE: The base at the NASA Research Park, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA & at the field research facility, the Haughton-Mars Project Research Station, Devon Island, Arctic Canada.
WHO: With the support of the Space & Energy, Mars Institute will recruit two outstanding students in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, to be hosted as International Student Interns at the Mars Institute.
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