Career Opportunities for Graduates:
When developing this program track, government and space related agencies, and corporations involved with NASA and space science were contacted to get feedback on industry interest and work force needs
The space track targets:
Space Studies graduates can pursue careers in a variety of different areas in space related occupations, for example, as space technicians, payload specialists, etc.,
find positions in the commercial space sector, national laboratories, science/research organizations, law firms, medical centers, education sector, military, and public relations.
Companies who have offered positions are
The Horizons Fellowship: the Horizon's Fellowship is a full-funded opportunity that supports outstanding graduate students in their pursuit to combine technology into their existing course of study. The Horizon's Fellowship gives students the ability to learn about real-world technology and build advanced software products.
PSM Board of Affiliates for Space Studies track:
Eugena Bopp - Wyle Corp, Integrated Science and Engineering
Jim Burch - Space Science and Engineering Div. Southwest Research Inst.
Mark Craig - SAIC, retired
Franklin Chang Diaz - Ad Astra Rocket
Laurence Price - Lockheed Martin
Steve Deiker - Kairo Aerospace
Kamlesh Lulla - NASA, University Collaoration and Partnership Office
Steve Mackwell - Lunar and Planetary Institute
Stewart O’Dell - Halliburton
John Scott - NASA, JSC Energy Conversion Branch
Darcie Durham - Boeing
Joy Kelly - Jacobs Engineering
Ed Harris - Edge of Space
Michael Hawes - Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.
Katherine Price-Hoelscher - Schlumberger
Robert Shaddox - Winstead Attorneys