Job Overview


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This career developmental position will develop into that of a Structural Analyst working on the challenging experimental and theoretical analysis of spacecraft, launch vehicle and aircraft structures to determine their behavior in atmospheric and space environments and their interaction with the environment.

NASA's Recent Graduates program provides an opportunity for individuals to gain experience in Federal civil service positions at the beginning of their careers. Participants are placed in a dynamic, one-year career development program which may include specialized training, formal rotational assignments, and other developmental activities. Participants who successfully complete the program may be converted to term or permanent positions.

Recent Graduates will enter a formal training program, be provided a mentor, and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining training requirements and program expectations.


This position is part of the NASA Pathways Recent Graduate Program which is a formal training program. You may be required to perform rotational assignments in various organizations.

You will receive training and development opportunities to expand your knowledge of aerospace engineering concepts, theory, principles and methods with particular understanding of structures design and analysis of aerospace structural systems. You will use your knowledge of engineering automation tools such as MATHLAB, MATHCAD and other Computer Aided Design tools to apply this knowledge to the solution of aerospace structures problems. You will research and analyze data on such topics as the structural response to loads and temperatures, vibration and damping properties; fatigue, fracture toughness, crack growth, creep and static and dynamic stability characteristics of structures and their components and prepare well organized presentations related to work assignments.