Job Overview

Summary

Are you thinking about the future? At NASA, we make the future happen. Become a part of the NASA team - and develop job skills that could take you farther than you ever imagined. Start your career by building a bright future for yourself at NASA, recognized as one of the best places to work in the Federal government. The opportunities are "out of this world!"

The NASA Pathways Intern Program provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain meaningful developmental work experience. Candidates may be selected in the following disciplines:

• DATA SYSTEMS AND ANALYSIS
• FACILITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
• FLIGHT SYSTEMS
• FLUID AND FLIGHT MECHANICS
• MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION

Required Majors:
Aeronautical Engineering*
Aeronautics*
Aerospace Engineering*
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mechanics
Applied Physics*
Architecture
Astronautical Engineering*
Astronautics*
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biomedical Engineering
Ceramic Engineering
Ceramics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering*
Computer Science*
Electrical Engineering*
Electronics Engineering*
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics*
Geology
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics (pure or applied)
Mechanical Engineering*
Metallurgical Engineering
Metallurgy
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Engineering Physics
Oceanography
Optical Engineering
Physics
Structural Engineering
Welding Engineering
Other appropriate majors in physical science, computer science, mathematics, or engineering fields (not engineering technology).

*Preferred Majors

Duties

Participates in NASA's Pathways Intern Employment Program (IEP). This is a formal training program consisting of rotational periods of study and work. Specialized training is designed to accelerate an employee to the full performance level. Participant completes assigned duties, tasks, readings, and developmental activities specified in the Program. Participants receive formal periodic assessments of progress and sign a Pathways Agreement.