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    The NASA Pathways Intern Program provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain meaningful developmental work experience.

    This announcement is for an Intern position in the Engineering & Test Directorate (ETD). Stennis Space Center uses the traditional cooperative education model consisting of alternating between terms at school and a paid, full-time Pathways Intern position.

    This appointment is expected to begin between May 29 and June 13, 2016. Applicants must have at least 1 year remaining in their studies before they complete their degree requirements. The expected completion date you enter in the NASA supplemental questionnaire will be used in making this

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    To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to a NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'resume received - complete.' If your status is 'Application Started,' you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

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

    As a Pathways Intern, you will be involved in trainee level work with oversight and guidance from experienced personnel. This position will allow the intern to be part of the team that constructs, maintains, and operates the test facilities that are used to perform testing of various types of hardware used for rocket propulsion. The hardware could range from component level testing, engine system testing to rocket stage testing. During work rotations you will receive work assignments from the supervisor and the operations engineers within the Mechanical Test Operations branch that will be geared towards laying a strong foundation and understanding of facility operations and maintenance. Additionally, you will review engineering documents such as drawings, work authorization documents, design documents, and detailed operations procedures. The student will also have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of operating cryogenic, hydraulic, and high pressure gas systems.

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    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis in accredited educational institutions.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435836500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.