Summer Intern | Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Position Location: 
Boulder, Colorado
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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Technical Intern - Optics Engineer (656441)

Technical Intern – Optical Engineer
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation 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.

Degree Requirement:

• To be eligible for this position you must have completed at least your Sophomore year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2015. (We will accept applications from Juniors, Seniors, and individuals who have completed at least 1 semester of their Senior year, or are enrolled in post Graduate program.)
• Optical Science and/or Engineering, as well as Physics or Electrical Engineering with heavy emphasis on optics.

Preferred Experience Requirements:

• Matlab, C, IDL, Mathematica, or some form of analysis programming language skill is desirable.
• Code V, Zemax, OSLO, ASAP, FRED, or some form of optical computer aided design
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment