Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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

The Goddard Space Flight Center Pathways Intern Program uses a cooperative education model, which is a work/study program in which you can gain valuable work experience that relates to your chosen field of study while completing your degree requirements.

In our program, you will be offered one of two types of school/work schedules, depending on the need of the hiring organization. The traditional cooperative education model consists of alternating between terms at school and a paid, full-time Pathways intern position. The non-traditional model combines work and school on a year round basis.

COMMENTS:

DUE TO AN UNEXPECTED SYSTEM OUTAGE, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS EXTENDED BY ONE DAY. This vacancy has been amended to extend the closing date from 4/10/2017 to 4/11/2017.

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Duties

This position is part of the NASA Pathways Intern Program which is a formal training program.

As a Pathways Engineering Intern, you will work under the guidance of, and assist engineering professionals and/or nontechnical personnel in progressively responsible duties which are related to your academic studies. You will perform well-defined tasks of a developmental nature in engineering disciplines such as (but not limited to) Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

We are seeking students who have a core foundation of critical thinking, are self-motivated, and who work well with teams. You will support experienced engineers and will engage in trainee experiences based on your current educational level.

Assignment of the student(s) will be made to the: Independent Verification and Validation Facility (Code 180). If additional opportunities arise, assignments may be made to other organizations.

As similar vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.

For information on the Goddard Space Flight Center and the Independent Verification & Validation Facility (IV&V, please visit:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard and http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ivv.