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Student Internship – Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project

Posted on: Nov 18, 2019

The Canadian Space Agency is inviting students to participat in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project. This is not a research grant, but an internship award. Therefore, please contact Financial Aid and Awards for further instructions on internal requirements by Concordia University of Edmonton.

The objective of this Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to pre-select Canadian undergraduate and graduate students to participate in internship projects offered by NASA, along with U.S. students and students from abroad. Internships provided through the NASA I2 Project prepare students for future missions that require innovative thinking and cooperation with international collaborators.


Important information

Term Summer 2020
Duration 10 weeks
External Deadline for Applications December 6th, 2019 at noon (MST)
Approximate start and end dates June 1st, 2020 to August 7, 2020
No. of internships being offered Up to 2

The CSA and two funding organizations, Mitacs and Fulbright Canada, intend to award grants to the students that are selected by NASA to support them with their associated expenses such as travel, lodging, meals and visa processing costs if applicable. The total grant amounts that could be awarded to each grantee are the following:

  • Up to $8,000 for a 10-week internship;
  • Up to $11,000 for a 16-week internship.

The CSA‘s share of these amounts is $2,000 for a 10-week internship and $3,000 for a 16-week internship.


Canadian citizens enrolled as full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) in a topic of interest to the CSA and relevant to NASA‘s mission priorities, as reflected in the available internship projects (NASA I2 Project List [PDF, 202 KB])

Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent

Be proficient in written and spoken English (level “Intermediate“, “Advanced” or “Native” required)

How to apply Consult the instructions in the call for applications.