Lecture on internships to feature NASA aerospace engineer

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Galveston College will present “Internships: The Power to Change Lives,” a lecture featuring aerospace engineer Anne Powers on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston, Texas.

Anne Powers was born near Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Scotts Valley, California. She graduated from the University of California at San Diego, California, with a degree in aerospace engineering.

Currently, she is employed as plug-in port utilization officer, flight controller, Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where she has worked in various capacities since 2004.

Powers will recount her journey from unpaid high school intern at NASA’s Ames Research Center near San Jose, California, to her current job as a flight controller in daily contact with the International Space Station. She will describe multiple NASA internship positions she has held along with other internship opportunities available now.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

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