Student Co-Op Engineers & Scientists (Internship)

Student Co-Op Engineers & Scientists (Internship)

Planetary Resources, Redmond, WA

Job Description:

Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, is looking for a few passionate and capable students in engineering and science disciplines for paid technical intern assignments.

This Co-op term starts in January 2018; positions will have end-dates in summer 2018 (June through August, depending on student’s schedule).

Applicants should expect a hands-on, intense, and dynamic work environment. Planetary Resources provides a unique and intimate workplace where you will work alongside our experienced staff. Interns will have an immediate impact on product development and the fulfillment of primary company objectives.

Join us!  At Planetary Resources, you’ll have the rare opportunity to shape the future of a small and ambitious team while making history.  Benefits include PTO + standard corporate holidays, health insurance, and an awesome work environment.
Planetary Resources develops items subject to U.S. Government space technology export regulations. Employees must be U.S. citizens, lawful U.S. permanent residents, or eligible to obtain ITAR authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.  
Planetary Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



To be considered, you should currently be of Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student standing. Note that Student Co-op Engineer positions are NOT summer-only internships.

Previous work experience, research, and/or student team project(s) related to your field of study is strongly desired.

We’re looking for students who possess some the following:

•    Completion and demonstrated competency in relevant introductory coursework within your discipline
•    Demonstrated hands-on experience in the core technologies of your discipline 
•    Experience with setup, modification, and maintenance of laboratory facilities appropriate to your field
•    Experience with experiment definition and data acquisition/reduction using custom codes or analytical software
•    Significant experience in applied multidisciplinary projects from conception through completion
•    Excellent technical writing skills, with one or more published papers in your field of study
•    Demonstrated interpersonal communication and teaming skills
•    Ability to perform well in a hands-on environment of fluid requirements and rapid turnaround


To Apply:

Apply on the Planetary Resources website with your resume, cover letter, and by answering the fun but required questions. Quesitons about the application? Contact Lindsey Yeates

Deadline: October 13, 2017