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NASA Wallops Flight Facility Step Up Intern Program

Status Report From: Wallops Flight Facility
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Synopsis - Mar 15, 2012

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG12428542Q
Posted Date: Mar 15, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 15, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Mar 30, 2012
Current Response Date: Mar 30, 2012
Classification Code: U -- Education and training services
NAICS Code: 611710
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility, Code 210.W, Wallops Island, VA 23337

Description

NASA/GSFC/WFF has a requirement for a Science, Technology, Engineering Pipe Line for Underserved Populations (STEP UP) program, 1 job.

NASA/GSFC/WFF intends to purchase the items/services from HAWK Institute for Space Sciences LLC (HAWK) in accordance with 6.302-1(a)(1) 10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. NASA and HAWK will co-fund a student internship program. HAWK will provide a co-funding match of between $70,000 and $100,000 to provide internship opportunities. The student internship program will provide internship opportunities for a minimum of 9 high school students, 11 community college and university students for at least 8 weeks during the summer of 2012 or a semester long part-time internship in the fall of 2012. The students will serve their internship at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, the Mid Atlantic Institute for Space Technology (HAWK) or Maryland Hawk Corporation in support of NASA projects. In addition to the internship program, a seminar on space science for students with physical disabilities who reside on the Eastern Shore will be conducted.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their co-funding commitment along with their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on March 30, 2012. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman's name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, and email address may be found at: http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html .

Point of Contact

Name: Stephanie B Bailey
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 757-824-1426
Fax: 757-824-1974
Email: Stephanie.B.Bailey@nasa.gov

Name: Cheryl W Johnson
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 757-824-1607
Fax: 757-824-1974
Email: Cheryl.W.Johnson@nasa.gov

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