Space Materials Engineer Intern

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Made in Space, Inc.
Ames Research Park 140 Dailey Road Building 153
Mountain View, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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*** IMPORTANT: Due to contractual obligations with NASA, we are NOT able to consider non-US citizens for this internship. If you are not a US citizen, please do NOT apply.

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Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond.

Made In Space, Inc., an aerospace startup based at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, is developing breakthrough 3D printing systems for manufacturing in space.

Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Among many other projects, Made In Space has partnered with NASA to launch the first 3D printer to the International Space Station in 2014. Learn more here:

Made In Space is looking for a highly-talented Materials Engineer intern with a particular strength in aerospace and/or additive manufacturing background to join our team.




The daily tasks include:

+ Material/process specification and data development for the design, manufacture and certification of hardware.

+ Research and development functions on materials to be manufactured in space (thermal vac/radiation env.)

+ Developing new or improved materials/processes/fabrication and assembly techniques



+ Experience with a broad range of materials (metal alloys, thermopolymers, composites, etc.)

+ Pursuing BS, MS or PhD preferred in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, or related field

+ Knowledge in methods of manufacturing: Machining, Casting, Vacuum forming, Injection molding, Composite materials, etc.

+ Demonstrated design knowledge/understanding in CAD and related engineering

+ Development of advanced materials a plus

+ Knowledge and demonstrated use of 3D printing technology a very big plus (particularly with a materials focus)

+ Technical report writing, proposal writing, documentation skill set

+ Must be willing to work significant overtime when necessary

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