Spring 2023 Software Engineering Internship/Co-op
Flexible - Any SpaceX Site
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 2023 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP/CO-OP
SpaceX seeks extraordinary students to join us for software engineering roles in Spring 2023. As a software intern, you will work closely with your mentor and other employees who will help you apply your knowledge and grow your skills on projects that have a significant impact. You’ll also get to have some fun and network with other interns and employees through optional social and professional events. If you’ve demonstrated a commitment to academic success and motivation to apply your knowledge outside of the classroom, you are a great candidate! Aerospace experience is not required to be successful here - rather we look for smart, motivated, collaborative engineers who love solving problems and want to make an impact on a super inspiring mission.
Internships are available with a variety of software engineering teams across the company at Brownsville, TX; Cape Canaveral, FL; Hawthorne (Los Angeles), CA; Irvine, CA; McGregor (Waco), TX; and Redmond (Seattle), WA.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or graduate program or within 6 months after graduation by the start of employment
- 3+ months of software programming or development experience
- GPA of 3.5 or above
- 6+ months experience developing and deploying software that has been used on real-world applications and projects
- Strong fundamental knowledge of computer architecture and networks
- Experience with software documentation, creating system diagrams, and enumerating software requirements
- Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing
- Strong interpersonal skills (examples: leading a student organization or working successfully in teams)
- Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements
- Ability to work independently and in a team, take initiative, and communicate effectively
- Able to work full time, onsite for a minimum of 12 consecutive weeks beginning in January, February or March 2023
- Able to provide own transportation for positions at Brownsville, Cape Canaveral and McGregor locations
- 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.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
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