Lewis' Educational & Research Collaborative Internship Project

This program consists of internships for High School Students, College Students, Secondary School Teachers, and NASA Scholars.

Sponsor: NASA


The high school program provides a summer opportunity for current 10th and 11th grade students who will be juniors and seniors in the upcoming school year and are interested in science, technology, engineering, math and professional administration. The college program provides internships for students of science, engineering, professional administrative, and technical areas. Internships of a 10-week duration are available during the summer months at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH. The internships are offered under the auspices of Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Program (LERCIP), a collaborative undertaking by the Educational Programs Office at the Glenn Research Center and the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI).


For the high school program, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 16 years old by the program start date;
a permanent resident of Northeast Ohio, and attend school within a 50 mile radius.
The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
 If chosen as a finalist, the applicant must be willing to participate in a formal interview as part of the placement process. The applicant must be available on a full-time basis (Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week) from June through August. For the college program, Internships are available only to U.S. citizens who are full-time students pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree in a field of science, engineering, technology, mathematics and professional administration at an accredited college or university throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. College-bound graduates or 2-year college students with demonstrable plans to pursue baccalaureate degrees are also eligible. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

How to Apply
Applications for the high school program will be sent to local high school point of contacts with-in a 50-mile radius of NASA Glenn Research Center. For the college program, download an application at http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/education/LERCIP_GRC