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NASA Psyche Inspired Internship 2023-2024 Programme for Undergraduates

NASA Psyche Inspired Internship 2023-2024 Programme for Undergraduates

The Psyche Inspired application for the 2023-2024 academic year is now open. Psyche Inspired is a program that brings undergraduate students from any discipline or major together to share the excitement, innovation, and scientific and engineering content of NASA’s Psyche mission with the public in new ways through artistic and creative works.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Friday, June 23, 2023, at 12 p.m. (noon) Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Psyche Inspired is open to all talented, creative full-time enrolled undergraduate students at universities and community colleges in the United States or its territories, regardless of major.

(Previous Psyche Inspired interns have come from a variety of majors, including aerospace engineering, animation, architecture, art & design, art history, astrobiology, astronomy, biochemistry, biogeoscience, biology, biological engineering, biomedical engineering, ceramics, business sustainability, chemical engineering, civil engineering, communication, computer graphics technology, computer science, creative technologies, digital culture, drawing, electrical engineering, engineering management, English, environmental sustainability management, forensics, geology, graphic design, graphic information technology, illustration, industrial design, interdisciplinary studies, jewelry/metalworking, kinetic imaging, mass media, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, molecular environmental biology, music, new media design, painting, physics, public service and public policy, sculpture, and Spanish linguistics.)

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a current full-time enrolled undergraduate student at a university or community college in the United States and its territories and must have completed at least two semesters/terms at your current university or community college prior to applying. This will be confirmed with your institution before you are admitted to the program.
  • Not be graduating any earlier than the end of the spring semester of 2024 (nominally no earlier than May 2024).
  • Commit to creating four original creative works over the period of the program (approximately one work per six weeks through May 2024).
  • Be willing to sign an intellectual property agreement with Arizona State University.
  • Commit to sending any physical works to the Psyche Inspired project office at Arizona State University (prepaid shipping labels will be provided).
  • Commit to attending the weekly required meeting via videoconferencing on Fridays at 12 p.m. (noon) Pacific Time through the entirety of the program (through May 2024).
  • Commit to responding to all communications from the program via email, text, and Slack in a timely manner (within 48 hours).

Applicants are not required to be U.S. citizens.

APPLICATION PREPARATION

Applicants should be prepared to answer:

    • Why do you want to be part of Psyche Inspired? (1000 characters or less, including spaces)
    • Why do you think you are a good candidate for Psyche Inspired? (1000 characters or less, including spaces)
    • Please describe a time or experience when you had to work independently to get a task or project done. How did you keep yourself motivated and on-track? (1000 characters or less, including spaces)
    • Please describe a time you had to engage with your local community or the general public either to share/promote your work or to share/promote another group or extracurricular activity. What did you learn from that experience that you would apply to Psyche Inspired? (1000 characters or less, including spaces)

Applicants must submit 3 sample works of their choosing with short descriptions of each work. These sample works may be about any subject, they do not have to be related to space exploration. Required specifications for sample work options:

  • Sample Images: Minimum resolution of 1024 x 786; must be uploaded as PNG, JPG, or TIF (10 MB max).
  • Sample Written Work: Maximum of 1000 characters (including spaces) per sample; must be uploaded as PDF (10 MB max).
  • Sample Audio: Maximum length: 2 minutes; must be posted on YouTube or Vimeo (provide link).
  • Sample Video: Maximum length: 2 minutes; must be posted on YouTube or Vimeo (provide link).

Applicants must provide the name, title, and official email address of a faculty or staff member at their university or community college who can serve as a reference.

APPLICATION

Psyche Inspired Application

NOTE: This application has upload functionality that requires you to sign in to Google. If you do not have a free Google account (such as Gmail) or do not wish to sign up for one, please contact us via our web form for an alternative.

For more Information: Visit the website for The Psyche Inspired Internship Programme

Israel Wellington Jeremiah
Israel Wellington Jeremiah
I work to provide access to global experiences to all through educational opportunities like scholarships, training and conferences, fellowships, grants and awards, jobs, internships , learnerships and volunteer programs.
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