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2018 Summer Intern (Non-Engineering)

2018 Summer Intern (Non-Engineering)

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Who we are

Virgin Galactic is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. Along with Launcher One and The Spaceship Company our greater organization is dedicated to becoming a world leader in small satellite launches and a sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users.


Our companies are quite possibly the most fun and innovative place to work for someone like you! We are seeking engineering interns to help develop the next generation of commercial space vehicles. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!


Who You Are

Virgin Galactic is looking for highly energetic, ambitious, passionate students to join our team as interns during the Summer of 2018. You will be creative, innovative and share in our passion for opening space. The knowledge and skillsets required to be successful will be demonstrated through extensive coursework and participation in related projects and extracurriculars.


For approximately 12 weeks you will be immersed in our incredible culture and work on challenging and meaningful projects that directly relate to company goals. The hands-on experience you will gain along with opportunities to engage with our exceptional executives, engineers and other professionals will be incredibly valuable in shaping the foundation for your future.

Your Mission



It takes more than a team of talented Engineers to drive success at Virgin Galactic. Our infrastructure, operations, administrative and other support teams are invaluable! Making history takes passionate, space loving people from all degree paths and backgrounds. If you are creative with an entrepreneurial spirit and a skillset that will contribute to our mission, please apply!

What you bring

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA strongly preferred.
  • A strong track record of leading project teams at school, work or in the community.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability and desire to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15).


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