The Carnegie Astrophysics Summer Student Internship Program (CASSI) is a 10 week, paid internship and educational program based at Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena. We welcome a diverse cohort of 10-15 undergraduates from colleges and universities in Southern California to join Carnegie astronomers in collaborative original research projects. CASSI interns also participate in an educational program that includes over 60 activities during the summer designed to improve students' fluency and ease with scientific communication and scientific computing. The program also features structured mentoring and other forms of professional development intended to fully support the students during the program and in their future careers. To learn more about the program or our former interns, please follow the links below or contact the program director, Dr. Gwen Rudie

The Class of 2022 CASSI Interns 

CASSI Program Details

Carnegie Observatories Resources

Programming/Technical Resources

Professional Development Resources

Astronomy Resources


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