Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

WSGC Private Industry Internships

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Washington NASA Space Grant is pleased to invite undergraduates and graduate students from our consortium member colleges and universities to apply for summer internships with our local industry partners.

These internships enable students to concentrate on research activities that supplement their academic coursework and help to prepare them for careers in NASA-related fields.

Awards: All internships are paid experiences. Compensation may vary. See individual applications for more details.

Eligibility: The awards are open to juniors, seniors and graduate students in good academic standing. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full time in a Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium member institution.

Questions regarding eligibility should be directed to the Student Programs Coordinator at the main WSGC office, 206-543-1943, or via email at nasa@uw.edu.

Application Deadline and Procedures: Application deadlines are set by the participating companies and institutes. Please read the application guidelines carefully. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Students who are awarded internships will be contacted directly by their employer.

NoteIf you receive an internship, you will be named a Space Grant Scholar. Upon completion of your internship you will be expected to present your work in a public exhibit in a poster format (time and place tbd) and submit a written end-of-project report.

As part of the long-term assessment of this program, we also require that you to maintain a current address and student or employment status with the Washington Space Grant office, updated on an annual or as-needed basis.

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Eagle Harbor Technologies

Application deadline: OPEN

Eagle Harbor Technologies, based in Seattle, is dedicated to producing innovative solutions to technological problems relating to plasma science including in-space electric propulsion, fusion energy development, and plasma sources for materials processing.

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M42 Technologies

Application deadline: OPEN

M42Tech, located in Seattle, focuses on developing advanced technologies for space and airborne systems, and in particular small satellites and unmanned aerial systems. Key technology areas include RF systems, navigation, communication, signal analysis and processing, high performance electronics, and high performance computing. The company’s R&D is funded by commercial customers, as well as NASA and the Department of Defense.

Length of internship: Winter, Spring or Summer Quarters

To apply: Internship applicants should include a cover letter and resume. For more information, please download the M42Technologies internship flier.

Note Applicants should include a sentence stating that you are applying through Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium in the section on your research and career goals.

Also, please e-email the Student Programs Coordinator at nasa@uw.edu to inform Washington NASA Space Grant that you are applying for this internship.



Application deadline: CLOSED

MSNW, based in Redmond, is a small research and development firm space propulsion technologies that will dramatically increase the operational capabilities of spacecraft in traditional roles and enable more ambitious missions.The company has R&D contracts through the following government agencies: Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and NASA, among others.

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Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) Department

Application deadline: CLOSED

The Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) Department is seeking a Geographic Information System Intern. The intern will provide general program assistance to Snohomish County's Geographic Information System (GIS), including assisting with conducting research and data collection; preparing maps and graphic displays for studies, reports and public meetings; digitizing map data for insertion into the GIS database; and creating, composing, modifying and editing GIS spatial and attribute data.

Length of internship: Summer 2019

To apply: For internship application instructions, go to directly to Geographic Information System Intern.

NotePlease identify that you are applying for a Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium-supported internship position in your cover letter. In your resume objective, applicants should include "Washington NASA Space Grant Internship."

Also, please email the Space Grant office at nasa@uw.edu to inform Washington NASA Space Grant that you are applying for this internship.

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Tethers Unlimited Inc.

Application deadline: OPEN

TUI, based in Bothell, develops advanced space technologies for NASA and the Department of Defense. Their areas of research include advanced space propulsion, avionics and space instrumentation, underwater tether systems, and the fabrication and testing of spacecraft components. Email your application to jobs@tethers.com.