The internship reports are intended to show other students different options for gaining work experience in the fields of geography and earth system sciences and to help them organise their own internships.
Lunar and Planetary Science Institute and NASA offer an amazing opportunity to explore the world of space and planetary science. The institute is located in Houston, US, and its area of research includes the formation and evolution of the Solar System, geology of the planets including volcanism, and impact cratering. LPI runs a summer intern program open also to non-US citizens.
The Biological Station Las Cruces and the Wilson Botanical Garden are part of the Organization for Tropical Studies and one of three biological stations in Costa Rica. This protected area is located in premontane tropical rain forest in the Southwest of the country, close to the border with Panama.