The ISGC is in need of a dedicated STEM Outreach/Engagement Coordinator to focus on growing and expanding ISGC activities around the State. The ISGC hire will work across regions and communities in Illinois to provide NASA-relevant opportunities and activities to students and the general public. By providing NASA-relevant research, training, learning, and educational opportunities to students, the ISGC hire is helping Illinois to develop a workforce with a stronger STEM background, skill level, and overall technical competency and scientific literacy.
To apply, candidates can find the job posting at the following link: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=128734&job=isgc-stem-coordinator-aerospace-engineering-128734.
The application site for Summer 2020 student research internships at participating NASA Centers and research support facilities is now open. Applications are submitted through NASA’s website: https://nasa.force.com/s/login/. More information can be found at https://intern.nasa.gov/. Applications for Summer 2020 are due March 8, 2020.
We strongly encourage students at ISGC affiliates to apply for a unique educational opportunity.
NUSTARS high-altitude balloon was recovered at the end of October during harvest. The photo is a view of the umbra from 100,000 ft. above the Mississippi River. The balloon was launched on August 21, 2017 from Perryville, MO as part of the Illinois Space Grant Eclipse project. NUSTARS is a Northwestern University student engineering organization.
As part of NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program since its inception in 1989, ISGC continually strives to positively influence and support students in the pursuit of space sciences and aerospace engineering careers.