Educational Programs

Middle School and High School

Illinois Aerospace Institute students in model-building workshop

*Institution is a member of the ISGC.

Outreach and Public Service

For Educators

Summer Teacher Workshop at Discovery Center Museum

*Institution is a member of the ISGC.

For the General Public

General public viewing celestial movie

*Institution is a member of the ISGC.

Research Programs

Academic Institutions

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Bradley University

Chicago State University

  • Undergraduate ALFALFA Team
    A consortium of 19 institutions engaged in an NSF-sponsored program to promote undergraduate research within the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey (ALFALFA) project and followup programs.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Northwestern University

University of Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Multiple Undergraduate Research Projects
    Our goal is to facilitate undergraduate participation in NASA-relevant research projects, mentored by Science and Engineering faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
    UROP is a program designed to cultivate and support research partnerships between University of Illinois College of Engineering undergraduates and faculty members. All projects focus on NASA-related science and engineering research.


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NASA Internship/Academies Opportunities

  • NASA Center Internships
    Undergraduate opportunities for mentored research experiences at participating NASA Centers and research support facilities. Applications are submitted through NASA’s OSSI-SOLAR website. The internship application deadline for the Spring 2020 Session is November 5, 2019.  Summer 2020 internship applications will be due March 8, 2020.