Electro-Optical Engineering Internship | Space Dynamics Lab

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Job Description: 

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) has been developing innovative technologies and solutions for cutting-edge DoD and intelligence programs for almost six decades.

SDL’s internship program provides an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved with state-of-the art technologies in space-, airborne-, and ground-based systems. With the support of engineers and mentors, interns are able to work on professional-level assignments that complement their academic studies. The program also includes training workshops, networking opportunities, and a variety of summer events and activities.

We are looking for an exceptional graduate or undergraduate electro optical engineer for a summer internship.  Interns will be tasked with varying duties based on current projects, needed support, and the development phase.  Work could include developing, testing, and integrating hardware and software systems for small satellites, sensor systems, and/or aerospace platforms, as well as helping to develop small satellite flight and ground support hardware/software.


·Experience or understanding of at least one of the following areas: optical design and analysis, optical system testing, interfacing or testing focal plane array systems
·Experience with team collaborative tools
·Experience with optical design, testing, or analysis
·Ability to work hands on assembling and testing hardware
·Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
·Ability to work closely in a team with students and professionals 
· Ability to take initiative and ask questions
·Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential
·Must be a U.S. Citizen


Optical Science, Physics, EE or other related major
Junior, senior, or graduate student
3.0 GPA minimum is required 


IA Meeting POC and to request an interview: Kory Jenkins (kory.jenkins@sdl.usu.edu)

US Citizens only