FAQs


Question: Do I need to know any computer programming languages?

Answer: Depending on your project, you may be expected to know how to do some coding. Computer languages typically used for student projects include Python, Fortran, C++.

Question: Can I apply if I am senior in a 5 year program?

Answer: The internship is only for enrolled sophomores, juniors and graduates students.

Question: Can I apply if I am deciding on a graduate school?

Answer: The internship is only for enrolled graduates students.

Question: My major is not included on the list of eligible majors. Can I still apply?

Answer: If your career interests, educational background, and experience are in line with NCEP’s mission and activities, then you may be eligible.  

Question: When will applicants be notified of the status of their application?

Answer: All students will be notified in mid March.


Question: Do I need to propose a project or will one be assigned to me?

Answer: Students can propose a project in their statement. However, it's not necessary as each Center will identify a few projects and will make sure it's a good fit for the selected students.