Monday, December 17, 2012

WISH: Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars

Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your application. There will be minimal IT support for the holidays.

EXPLORE Your Dream Job

NASA wants you to become the engineers, scientists, researchers and innovators of tomorrow. The WISH project offers a one-of-a-kind experience for female high school students like you to jump start your future and explore the possibilities of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related major or career.

FIND Your Dream Job

WISH wants female high school juniors from across the country to participate in our pilot project! Your adventure starts with an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Summer 2013.
Applicants need to be:
  • U.S. citizens
  • Current female high school juniors during the 2012-2013 school year
  • Interested and excited about STEM
  • Committed to a one-year relationship with JSC; and
  • Able to access to the Internet and email (at home, school or public library)
  • A scholar with a cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher

CREATE Your Dream Job

  • Participate in an online community including chat sessions with subject matter experts
  • Complete online lessons covering past, present and future space exploration
  • Research about leading female STEM professionals
  • Attend the summer experience with selection based on application, participation in online activities and research, at no cost to you

The SUMMER Experience

  • Collaborate with girls from across the country on a unique design project during the summer experience at JSC
  • Work with NASA JSC engineers and co-ops/interns on the project
  • Present your mission to NASA personnel and community leaders

START Your Dream Job HERE

Download the WISH Flyer

To participate in this NASA experience, email, or visit

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