Domestic Internships

Astronomy students are active in summer research internships and programs around the globe. Faculty members in the Astronomy Department strongly support students who wish to pursue them. Students are urged to speak with faculty members for guidance and suggestions on opportunities to pursue, but several ideas follow: Research opportunities on campus with MHC faculty members The Five College Astronomy Department offers a summer internship program for students interested in astrophysics research. The CDC also offers logistical and financial assistance to students pursuing an internships through The Lynk Universal Application Funding program.

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
  • Christa McAuliffe Planetarium
  • Rome Astronomical Observatory
  • Various Universities/Colleges
  • The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
  • The Daily Star
  • HL Yoh Company
  • Various public and private schools
  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Five College Astronomy Summer Intern Program