NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program


NASA USRP is an internship program that offers NASA research and development opportunities to undergraduate students. USRP internship opportunities give students the ultimate workforce preparatory experience for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). USRP is one of most highly comprehensive internship programs for undergraduate students within the STEM majors. Students work on practical problems that will see real applications in aerospace or on future NASA missions. These immersive NASA opportunities combine scientific research with professional hands-on engineering. A USRP internship will be the first step toward a career at NASA, or within the science and engineering workforce.

Basic Information

Opportunity Type: 

  • Grant or Fellowship, Internship

Opportunity Timeframe: 

  • Northwestern Spring Quarter, Northwestern Summer Session, Northwestern Fall Quarter

Opportunity Location: 

  • Domestic

Location Map: 

Requirements & Prerequisites


  • Undergraduate Students

Language Requirement: 


Other Required Skills: 

Academic Information

Course Credit Availability: 

  • No

Subject Area(s): 

  • Computing and Mathematics, Engineering, Natural Sciences

Keyword Descriptors: 

  • Internships, External Fellowship, NASA

Financial Information

Funding Availability: 

  • Yes


Contact Information

Sponsors & Partners

NU Sponsor: 

Office of Fellowships

International and/or External Opportunity Partners: