Job ID: 6021
The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) has been developing innovative technologies and solutions for cutting-edge DoD and intelligence programs for over six decades.
SDL’s internship program provides an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved with state-of-the art technologies in space-, airborne-, and ground-based systems. With the support of engineers and mentors, interns can work on professional-level assignments that complement their academic studies. The program also includes training workshops, networking opportunities, and a variety of summer events and activities.
The Strategic and Military Space Division is looking for several exceptional student engineers for a summer internship. Interns will be tasked with varying duties based on current projects, needed support, and the development phase. Work will involve software and hardware development for robotic control systems, and system integrated functional test development in a lab setting.
- Experience or understanding of at least one of the following areas: Controls, Orbital Analysis, Attitude Estimation
- Experience with Matlab and/or C/C++
- Experience with team collaborative tools
- Able to work hands on assembling and testing hardware
- Work well independently with minimum supervision
- Able to work closely in a team with students and professionals
- Strong initiative and able to see the job through
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Per federal mandate, must be willing to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or provide reasons for medical or religious accommodation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
Senior or graduate student
3.0 GPA minimum is required
Intern Hiring Period
Oct 1, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021
- Interviews can occur any time within the hiring period, so we encourage you to complete and submit your application as early as possible.
- Our goal is to notify all applicants of their status by January 31, 2022.
SDL supports a variety of missions, including NASA’s vision to reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind and the Department of Defense’s aim to protect our Nation on the ground, in the air, and in space. Our sensors, satellites, software systems, and science and engineering play an essential role in some important missions you’ve heard of, and others that you haven’t. Join our team in our seventh decade of delivering mission success.
EOE including Disability and Vet