TSGC/CSR High School Summer Internship Program

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TSGC/CSR High School Summer Internship Program


  1. Submit your application online by April 15, 2014.
  2. Scan and email OR fax a copy of your high school transcript with the following information:
    • Courses completed
    • GPA (if school calculates)
    • Class rank (if assigned)
    • SAT or other college entrance exam scores
  3. Letter of recommendation from your school principal, curriculum coordinator, school counselor, or science teacher
  4. Scan and email, fax, or upload an Essay on "Why I Should be Selected as a Summer Intern at UT/CSR"
  5. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed


  • Open to current high school Sophomore, Junior, or Seniors ONLY who have not worked as a UT/CSR intern previously
  • Must be at least 16 years of age by June 1 in order to receive pay. Other students that do not meet the age requirement may volunteer for community service hours but will not be eligible for summer internship pay. Students who complete the internship will receive $750 stipend for their work.
  • Students must be able to provide their own transportation and housing.
  • Able to work July 14 - August 7, 2014, 24 hours per week during the summer. Hours at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.


All students will be notified by May 1 if they have been accepted into the program.


  • ICESat Ice Sheets: Analysis of ICESat-1 elevation change detection of Greenland and Antarctica, including measurement constraints, data editing and blending methods

  • ICESat Ocean: Combined examination of laser and radar altimetry and tide gauge measurements for evaluation of simulated ICESat-2 mission applications

  • ICESat Global: Examination of ICESat-1 data in a variety of non-traditional areas such as lakes, rivers, forests, and barren land

  • Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE): Analyzing data from the twin GRACE satellite mission

Questions regarding the program and required paperwork must be sent to:

    Margaret Baguio
    Senior Education and Outreach Coordinator
    NASA's Texas Space Grant Consortium
    University of Texas Center for Space Research
    3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200
    Austin, TX 78759
    Phone: 512-471-6922
    Fax: 512-471-3585
    Email: baguio@csr.utexas.edu