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National Space Biomedical Research Program Apprenticeship

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Company/Organization: National Space Biomedical Research Institute

Description:

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), funded by NASA, leads a science and technology program to develop countermeasures, or solutions, to the health-related problems and physical and psychological challenges men and women face on long-duration spaceflights. The research results and medical technologies developed have impact for similar conditions experienced on Earth, such as osteoporosis, muscle wasting, shift-related sleep disturbances, balance disorders, and cardiovascular and immune system problems. NSBRI’s Summer Apprenticeship program provides a paid internship opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, veterinary or medical students from across the country to join ongoing project activities and gain hands-on experience in space biomedical research at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH or Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA. Since 1998, 214 students representing over 80 colleges and universities have participated in the 11-week program. Typical majors of past apprentices include aerospace/astronautics, animal science, anthropology, biochemistry, biological sciences, biomedical engineering, biostatistics, biotechnology, chemistry, counseling, chemical engineering, computer programming, computer science, exercise physiology, food science and technology, genetics, kinesiology, mathematics (applied and theoretical), mechanical engineering, medicine, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, nutrition, pharmacology, physics, psychology/sociology, space studies, statistics, systems biology engineering, and veterinary medicine.

Qualifications:

All majors in the field of science qualify. Applicants must have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the start of the summer apprenticeship program. The program is open to U.S. citizens. Applicants must be available during the dates May 26 through August 7, 2015. Apprenticeship program provides a paid internship opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, veterinary or medical students from across the country.

If your institution requires an internship, we will be glad to complete the supplied paperwork to allow you obtain credit for this internship. There are a minimum of 440 contact hours with this internship. Check with your institution to see if this internship qualifies.

Paid Internship Info:

Stipend of $6600

Hours:

40 hours per week

Length/Availability:

11 weeks

Start Date:

May 26, 2015

End Date:

12/31/14, December 31, 2014, August 7, 2015



Deadline:
December 31, 2014
Tags:
life-science  space  research  NASA  summer-program 
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National Space Biomedical Research Institute

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), funded by NASA, leads a science and technology program to develop countermeasures, or solutions, to the health-related problems and physical and psychological challenges men and women face on long-duration spaceflights. The research results and medical technologies developed have impact for similar conditions experienced on Earth, such as osteoporosis, muscle wasting, shift-related sleep disturbances, balance disorders, and cardiovascular and immune system problems.

NSBRI�s Summer Apprenticeship program provides a paid internship opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, veterinary or medical students from across the country to join ongoing project activities and gain hands-on experience in space biomedical research at NASA�s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH or Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA. Since 1998, 194 students representing over 80 colleges and universities have participated in the 11-week program. Typical intern majors include aerospace/astronautics, biomedical engineering, chemistry, counseling, exercise physiology, mechanical engineering, food science, genetics, mathematics, medicine, molecular biology, neuroscience, nutrition, physics, psychology, space studies, systems biology engineering, and veterinary.

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One Baylor Plaza, MS-411
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713-798-8200       Fax: 713-798-8201


Email:  rmcneel@bcm.edu
Website:  National Space Biomedical Research Institute

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