For highly motivated, multidisciplinary students: the Chemical and Biological Sciences Research Group at Kennedy Space Center is seeking an intern!
Student will lend support to any number of microbiological, molecular, analytical chemistry and horticultural experimentation occurring at the time.
This work can include (but not limited to): maintenance and harvesting of experimental food crops, PCR/Gel electrophoresis, heterotrophic plate counts, spread/streak plating, sample preparation, chemically analyzing various phytochemical and water constituents via HPLC, IC, ICP and TOC.
It is recommended to have knowledge about autoclaves, pipettes, basic wet chemistry techniques, and analytical balances in advance.
Requirements: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Expected outcome includes a paper outlining one focus experiment.