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NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative Student Online Application for Recruiting Interns, Fellows, and Scholars (SOLAR) (Deadline: extended to March 1, 2012)

Student Online Application for Recruiting Interns, Fellows, and Scholars (SOLAR)Deadline: extended to March 1, 2012)

Undergraduate and graduate students in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business, communications, and education disciplines can apply for an internship at one of NASA’s centers or NASA associated facilitates located across the nation. Students can apply to fall, spring, summer or year-long opportunities. Currently the application is open for summer and year-long opportunities. Internships in SOLAR are open to U.S. Citizens (either by birth or naturalization). Students can also visit the website for information on opportunities available for International students. For more details visit: http://intern.nasa.gov

•  Michelle Diaz (Masters Student); was a Visiting Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

Experience at JPL

Pedro Sequera; pursuing PhD in Mechanical Engneering was a JPL Minority Student Summer Fellow at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. His duties included developing a flight transect and ground support in the Los Angeles area in preparation for the HyspIRI mission (a new satellite to be launched in 2020). To better understand the summer max temperatures in the LA area spatial distribution the stations, along with 5 wind profilers in the area are going to be used as ground support during the August 2013 AVIRIS and MASTER flight campaigns. New high resolution Land Cover-Land Use, surface albedos and surface temperatures will be the products of this campaign as inputs to upcoming atmosphere and energy modeling studies.