Virgin Galactic

  • 2019 Summer Intern (Non-Engineering)

    Company Virgin Galactic
    Category Operations
    US-NM-Las Cruces
    Req No.
    2018-4936
    Type
    Internship
    Classification
    Non-Exempt
    Location : Location
    US-NM-Las Cruces
  • Who we are

    Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in 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.  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!

     

    Our Values:

    Virgin Galactic and the greater Virgin Organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

     

    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 then apply today! This internship will be located in Las Cruces, NM.

     

    Who You Are

    Virgin Galactic is looking for highly energetic, ambitious, passionate students to join our team as interns during the Summer of 2019. 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

    Non-Engineering:

     

    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

    Education:

    • Currently enrolled in an ABET accredited university, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Materials Science, Physics, or any other relevant degree program.
    • A top notch education including formal training, awards, internship experience, high GPA, a top of class student.
    • Education so amazing that it distinguishes the candidate amongst any applicants regardless of work experience.
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA strongly preferred.
    • Ideal candidates have will have completed at least their sophomore year by summer 2017, with significant engineering coursework completed by summer of 2018.

    ITAR Requirements

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

     

    Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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