The National Radio Astronomy Observatory

About The National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Founded in 1956, the NRAO provides state-of-the-art radio telescope facilities for use by the international scientific community. NRAO telescopes are open to all astronomers regardless of institutional or national affiliation. Observing time on NRAO telescopes is available on a competitive basis to qualified scientists after evaluation of research proposals on the basis of scientific merit, the capability of the instruments to do the work, and the availability of the telescope during the requested time. NRAO also provides both formal and informal programs in education and public outreach for teachers, students, the general public, and the media.


REU Summer Internship

June 2019 - August 2019 Socorro, NM
“Very flexible hours, lots of traveling for training and learning. Onsite work at the VLA. Lots of opportunity for professional development. Very casual dress code and friendly environment. ”

Mechanical Engineering aid

May 2018 Socorro, NM
“Gained experience in my engineering field and enjoyed being at the Very Large Array site”
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