Job ID: 6022
The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) has been developing innovative technologies and solutions for cutting-edge NASA programs and commercial partners 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 are able to 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 & Military Space Division is looking for an exceptional student electrical engineer for a summer internship. Interns will be tasked with varying duties based on current projects, needed support, and phase of development. Work would include development, testing, and integration of radio communication and navigation systems for small satellites, as well as helping with the development of ground support equipment and test software.
- Experience or understanding of at least one of the following areas: space systems, RF systems, digital signal processing, software defined radios, digital electronics, FPGA, power circuits, software scripting languages, etc.
- Experience with team collaborative tools
- Ability to work hands on assembling and testing hardware
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
- Ability to work closely in a team with students and professionals
- Ability to take initiative and ask questions
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Per federal mandate, must be willing to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or provide reasons for medical or religious accommodation
Electrical or Computer Engineering
Junior, Senior, or graduate student
3.5 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.
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EOE including Disability and Vet