Optics Engineer Technical Intern | Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Position Location: 
Boulder, Colo.
Job Description: 

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation is currently looking for a summer intern to work directly with active and ongoing, optical projects.

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Job Duties:
Technical Intern – Optics Engineer
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp Summer Intern Program:
The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a ten week summer program that provides interns with:
• Practical experience on relevant aerospace and telecommunication projects while working with designated mentors
• A competitive salary
• Access to state-of-the-art equipment
• Possible future employment
• Relocation reimbursement
• In-house training
• Group activities
There are many recreational opportunities along the Colorado Front Range. Our state is famous for its hiking, biking, mountain climbing and beautiful scenery. Our offices are 30 minutes from downtown Denver where many people enjoy an active social scene.
Over the course of a summer session, students are encouraged to participate in social and recreational activities. Some of the activities include:
• Participation in a student rocket launch program
• Company sponsored picnic
• Rafting and camping trip
What You Will Do:
• Candidate will be integrated into a flight or development program as part of a real engineering team
• Candidate is expected to engage in either optical design/analysis activities, hands-on hardware development/test or both.
What You Will Need:
Degree Requirement:
• To be eligible for this position you must have completed your Sophomore year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2014. (We will accept applications from Juniors, Seniors, individuals who have completed at least 1 semester of their Senior year, or enrolled in post Graduate program.)
• Physics, Electrical Engineering or Optical Engineering degree fields.
Experience Requirements:
• Matlab, IDL, Mathematica or some form of analysis programming language skill is desirable.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment