Website Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Our missions are complex, long-lasting, far-reaching, and each one is unique. We’re constantly developing new mission-specific technologies. For engineers, researchers, scientists, and technologists who like to test the limits, JPL is a constant source of new stimulating challenges.
- JPL is seeking highly motivated college and university students with intellectual curiosity to join our team and aid in our quest to ensure mission success. In this role you would be a vital team member in a JPL engineering group. You will partner with lead engineers to work on projects like JPL’s spacecrafts, science instruments, mission control systems, and science analysis pipelines.
- JPL’s Flight Communications Systems Section is looking for an Engineering Undergraduate Student IV to join their Spacecraft Antennas Group.
- As a member of this Group, you will support senior engineers responsible for development of spacecraft antennas for telecommunications and remote-sensing instruments.
- You will have an opportunity to be involved in all phases of product development from research and technology advancement through build and test.
- Using commercial software tools such as Ansys HFSS, CST Studio Suite, and Ticra Tools GRASP and CHAMP 3D to design antennas and analyze installed antenna performance
- Working on a multi-disciplinary team to create antenna flight designs that meet RF, mechanical, and thermal requirements
- Building and testing antennas
- Ability to solve mechanical design problems, perform trade studies, develop design requirements, perform piece part design, and coordinate fabrication, assembly, and qualification of hardware.
- Experience with computer aided design and drafting, and spacecraft flight hardware development and test. Working knowledge of SolidWorks.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities.
- Good verbal and written communications skills with ability to work in a team environment.
Qualification & Experience:
- General knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in related work assignment
- Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivalent
- Good verbal and written communications skills with ability to work in a team environment
- Relevant internship experience
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Must be available to work a minimum of 8 hours per week, with a maximum of 30 hours per week during the academic school year
- Recently completed coursework providing an understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in related work assignment
- Students are typically enrolled at least half-time at an accredited local college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Electrical
- Engineering or other technical discipline related to work assignment
Company: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pasadena, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A