NASA Days 2019

Wednesday October 2nd

4PM-9PM

NASA Info Session thru Career Services 

Networking session will be held, providing insight into the goals and objectives of the represented NASA organizations and the types of student opportunities available. It also provides an opportunity for students to engage with NASA managers in small group settings. Faculty and administrators are welcome to attend.  

Thursday October 3rd

9AM - 3PM

Booth at Career Fair

4PM - 9PM

NASA Info Session thru Career Services

  • The NASA STEM Engagement will conduct workshop, detailing the two internship programs, the associated application processes, and guidance to enhance the quality of applications. The workshop targets both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in various fields of engineering, science, mathematics, business, and other NASA-related disciplines. 

Friday October 4th

8AM - Noon

NASA Interviews and Applications with MSU Students

Parallel Session

  • Interviews of students to be conducted by the NASA managers. Students receive feedback on their interview performances, resumes, academics, and career

8AM - Noon

NASA Info Session thru Career Services Time#3

  • Parallel Session The NASA STEM Engagement will conduct workshop, detailing the two internship programs, the associated application processes, and guidance to enhance the quality of applications. The workshop targets both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in various fields of engineering, science, mathematics, business, and other NASA-related disciplines.

1PM - 4PM

NASA Faculty Interactions including EPSCoR MSU Lab Tours with Faculty from Other Campuses

  • Interested Faculty from other campuses should arrive by 1 PM
  • NASA managers will engage with faculty and administrators. The sessions will include presentations, networking luncheons, and facility tours, and serve as a platform for the technical exchange of capabilities and interests, with purpose to discover potential future partnerships and/or collaborations. Managers and faculty will be paired according to discipline, expertise, and/or areas of interest.

4PM - 6PM

NASA Workshop for Tribal College Students

Interested Tribal College Students should arrive by 4 PM

Interactions with students over provided dinner.

  • Networking sessions will be held, providing insight into the goals and objectives of the represented NASA organizations and the types of student opportunities available. It also provides an opportunity for students to engage with NASA managers in small group settings. Faculty and administrators are welcome to attend.
  • NASA STEM Engagement will conduct discussions, detailing the two internship programs, the associated application processes, and guidance to enhance the quality of applications. The workshop targets both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in various fields of engineering, science, mathematics, business, and other NASA-related disciplines.

STEM Student Professional Skills Symposium (SSPSS)

Saturday October 5th

8:15AM - 9:45AM

Panel Discussion of Career Paths, MSGC Local Opportunities and NASA Opportunities by MSGC Local Folks and NASA Folks

Panel Members: Lester Morales (NASA), Dionne Jackson (NASA), Priscilla Moore (NASA), Kurt Leucht (NASA), Stephen Aument (NASA),

MSGC Local Folks

NASA overview of opportunities available at different centers and how to apply and get a job with NASA.

MSGC overview of local opportunities available and how to apply.

Set of questions ahead of time to ask panel participants

Ex: How did you get into your chosen field?

9:50AM - 11AM

Lester Morales (NASA) – topic tbd

Dionne Jackson (NASA) -topic tbd

Priscilla Moore (NASA) – topic tbd

Kurt Leucht (NASA) – topic tbd

Stephen Aument (NASA) – topic tbd

MSGC Local Folks – topic tbd

  • Networking sessions will be held, providing insight into the goals and objectives of the represented NASA organizations and the types of student opportunities available. It also provides an opportunity for students to engage with NASA managers in small group settings. Faculty and administrators are welcome to attend.
  • NASA STEM Engagement will conduct discussions, detailing the two internship programs, the associated application processes, and guidance to enhance the quality of applications. The workshop targets both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in various fields of engineering, science, mathematics, business, and other NASA-related disciplines.

9:50-10:10          Student Interest Area 1 Table Discussion

10:10-10:30        Student Interest Area 2 Table Discussion

10:30-10:50        Student Interest Area 3 Table Discussion

11AM-Noon

JoAnn MorganTalk Located in the Auditorium

JoAnn Morgan – the only woman in the Apollo 11 launch control room and the first female senior executive at Kennedy.

Noon to 1:30 PM

Lunch provided at the award-winning Rendezvous Dinning Pavilion

Walk to Pavilion and Show MSGC Name Tag for Admittance

“Montana State University’s newest dining hall won the grand prize as top collegiate dining facility for large schools in the nation recently at an awards ceremony. The National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) awarded MSU with five major awards. MSU’s Rendezvous Dining Pavilion won both the grand prize and the gold award for residential dining facilities in the large school category.” https://www.montana.edu/news/18890/msu-s-newest-dining-hall-and-culinary-services-team-take-home-awards-from-national-competition

1:30PM - 3:30PM Parallel Session

NASA Interviews and Applications with non-MSU Students

  • Interviews of students to be conducted by the NASA managers. Students receive feedback on their interview performances, resumes, academics, and career paths. Students may sign up for interviews during the morning internship workshop(s) and/or networking session.

1:30PM to 3:30PM - Parallel Session          

Hands on interactive resume critique, practice interview and Museumtour rotation in lower Museum Rooms

1:30PM - 3:30PM 

1:30PM to 2:10PM

In Person Practice Interviews with NASA Folks, MSGC Folks, Career Services Folks

2:10 PM to 2:50 PM

Resume Pass Around/Critique NASA Folks, MSGC Folks, Career Services Folks

3:00PM to 3:40PM

Tour Museum of the Rockies and/or Planetarium Show

4PM

End

5PM

Museum of the Rockies Closes