How to Apply

The 2021 application period will be open from November 20, 2020 to February 1, 2021.

1. Register for an account by clicking here

2. Complete the eligibility questions. Click here to see the Eligibility Requirements.

3.   Prepare the following to be uploaded to the site

  • A personal statement

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • A transcript (unofficial is sufficient) from your institution

4.   Two letters of recommendation are required to be submitted on your behalf. At least one reference must be from a professor or academic advisor.  The second reference may also be an academic reference or a character reference that can speak to your capabilities and interests as they relate to the internship. You are responsible for checking your application status online to ensure both letters have been submitted.  

Applications will be accepted November 20, 2020, through February 1, 2021, at 11:59 PM (EST)

5. Please prepare  the following to be uploaded to this site:

  • A personal statement (2-3 pages) describing your relevant career interests and past experiences in your area of interest and why you are applying for the Laptenta internship. Please include mention of which NOAA (Office, Center, or Lab) you are most interested in and why.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A transcript (unofficial is sufficient) from your institution

6. 2 letters of recommendation are required to be submitted on your behalf. You are responsible for checking your application status online to ensure both letters have been submitted.