Employment Opportunities

The following research and employment opportunities are announced:

Following are links to general information about potential employment at NASA GISS.

NASA Employment

Announcements of NASA civil service openings (both science and administrative staff) at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies are posted to the USA Jobs website, and reposted here.

Postdoctoral Research

In addition to specific opportunities that may be announced above, postdoctoral research openings at NASA GISS are ongoing through the Oak Ridge Associated Universities NASA Postdoctoral Program (ORAU-NPP), Columbia University Climate School Postdoctoral Program, and others.
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University Research Staff

Opportunities for postdoctoral science appointments, associate research scientists, and research support positions at NASA GISS that are offered through Columbia University but not listed above should be announced on the university's academic recruitment website. Enter "Goddard Institute" or "Center for Climate Systems Research" as keywords in that site's job descriptions search form.
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Contract Support

For information regarding potential computer programming (i.e., scientific research programmer/analyst), operations, and other support openings at NASA GISS through our contractor office, please contact John Barbara, Autonomic Integra, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025.


Research internship positions at NASA GISS for high school and college students are managed through GISS's education office. Many are summer positions that are part of the Climate Change Research Initiative, but there are also opportunities for autumn and spring semester internships. Applicants for internships must be U.S. citizens. Depending on project requirements, the intern may be required to reside in the NYC metro area or may be able to work remotely.
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