Nasa Internship Program

Would You Like To Intern At Nasa?

The UAE Space Agency (UAESA) in collaboration with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) invites a limited number of highly qualified UAE students to intern alongside International Students. The NASA International Internship Program (NASA I²) provides an environment for U.S. and non-U.S. university undergraduate-level or graduate-level students to work collaboratively on NASA-relevant research with a NASA mentor.

NASA I² is designed to enhance students’ international and intercultural understanding and skills while working on NASA research or a NASA related mission or project.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a UAE citizen.
  • Be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) in a topic relevant to NASA's mission priorities;
  • Meet a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0, or equivalent standard if your university does not use GPA;
  • Have high academic standing and a demonstrated interest in the space program; and,
  • Show proficiency in English, i.e. studying at University abroad or score one of the following
  • IELTS 6.5. or iBT 79

Core Areas for research:

  • Entry Systems
  • Advanced Computing & IT systems
  • Aero sciences
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Astrobiology and Life Science
  • Cost Effective Space Missions
  • Intelligent/Adaptive Systems
  • Space and Earth Science


NASA - Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Intern Expectations:

  • Fully participate in the internship experience and other opportunities
  • Contribute to the research
  • Accept challenges and stretch oneself professionally and personally
  • Participate in technical and cultural exchanges
  • Prepare and present a final product such as a poster, presentation or
  • white paper
  • Obey all rules, adhere to codes of conduct and follow NASA’s safety Standards
  • Be responsible and responsive to all requests

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