NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) is known throughout the world as 'Mission Control' and has served as the command center for human spaceflight since 1965. JSC leads at the frontier of human space exploration. We strategically and tactically implement complex human space programs that span multiple agencies and the commercial and academic communities.
We're creating an exciting future developing capabilities for the next generation to explore space, partnering with industry to expand commercial access to space for crew and cargo, and are involved in many other missions exploring earth, the solar system and the universe beyond.
At JSC, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to our continued work of building a new NASA vehicle to enable human deep space exploration, work on the operation and development of the International Space Station in cooperation with our Internal Partners, and work with industry to help foster the commercial space sector. Home to a diverse and innovative workforce of over 3,000 Federal employees, JSC is located about 25 miles southeast of downtown Houston.
What Type of Students is NASA Looking for?
Generally we are looking for students who:
- Are well-rounded, focusing on academics as well as on-campus and/or community involvement
- Possess good interpersonal skills and work well in teams
- Are self-motivated
- Want to be part of an innovative and inclusive workforce
- Have a passion for space and our mission