Summer Student Opportunities at the U.S. Naval Observatory
Work in summer positions is closely supervised by a designated mentor and may involve any of the following activities: assisting scientists in planning and collecting measurements or predicting astronomical phenomena; analyzing data according to established procedures; preparing reports, diagrams, charts, and graphs, as needed; developing software to improve the accuracy or efficiency of data analysis, or to account for phenomena not previously considered. These duties generally require the use of personal computers, including word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics packages, statistical software, and specialized programs.
The U.S. Naval Observatory (Washington, DC and Flagstaff, AZ)
See site for details. U.S. Citizenship is highly preferred.
Must be an undergraduate student.