Spring 2024 Associate Engineer - Post Grad
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. We are developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
SPRING 2024 ASSOCIATE ENGINEER – POST GRAD
As an Associate Engineer - Post Grad, you will be responsible for working on creative solutions to real aerospace challenges. This is not an ordinary “internship” – you will be given as much responsibility as our full-time engineers and will be an integral part of the team. If you’ve demonstrated a commitment to academic success and motivation to apply your knowledge outside of the classroom, you are a great candidate!
Internships are available with a variety of engineering teams across the company including design, manufacturing and operations at Bastrop, TX; Brownsville, TX; Cape Canaveral, FL; Hawthorne (Los Angeles), CA; Irvine, CA; McGregor (Waco), TX; Redmond (Seattle), WA; and Vandenberg, CA.
- 6+ months of applied engineering experience (internship, laboratory, and personal/team project experience is applicable)
- Completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or math discipline within the past 6 months by the start of employment
- Completed a graduate degree in any discipline within the past 6 months by the start of employment, and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or math discipline
- Enrolled in a graduate program in any discipline by the start of employment and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or math discipline
- Applicant for this associate position must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful permanent resident (e.g., green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- GPA of 3.5 or above
- 9+ months experience of application of technical skills outside of the classroom (examples: laboratory, research, extracurricular project teams, volunteering, personal projects or prior internship/work experience)
- Ability to work well in an integrated collaborative team environment, including frequent interactions with technicians, other engineers, and managers
- Ability to work effectively in a dynamic professional setting with changing needs and requirements
- Able to work full time, onsite for a minimum of 12 consecutive weeks beginning in January or March 2024
- Able to provide own transportation for positions at Brownsville, Cape Canaveral, McGregor and Vandenberg locations
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Associate Engineer - Post Grad/Completed Bachelor's: $83,200.00/per year
Associate Engineer - Post Grad/Completed Master's: $91,000.00/per year
Associate Engineer - Post Grad/Completed PhD: $100,100.00/per year
Your salary will be determined by academic level. Pay is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for a stipend to subsidize relocation costs, as well as access to our comprehensive medical coverage and a 401(k) retirement plan. Students joining SpaceX through our internship program will receive the opportunity to attend presentations from company leaders, social and networking events, as well as professional and personal development trainings. Interns are also eligible for paid company holidays. SpaceX offers 10 or more paid holidays per year.
- To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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