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Summer 2024 – Hypervelocity Impact Intern

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21d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • We’re invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It’s our challenge as human beings, too. That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
  • At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
  • Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
  • Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!    
  • We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States. 


  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering or a closely related technical field from an accredited university
  • Completed at least 45 credit hours.
  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA.
  • Familiar with basic engineering principles and material properties
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office to generate presentations and reports
  • Demonstration of strong communication skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Requisition Preferences:
  • Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstration of creativity, conception, vision, and initiative

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Work closely with JETS II Hypervelocity Impact Technology (HVIT) Group colleagues and NASA customers to execute Micrometeoroid/Orbital Debris (MMOD) risk analysis and hypervelocity impact testing requirements
  • Perform spacecraft MMOD impact risk assessment
  • Research spacecraft geometry, material, and operating parameters to support risk analysis
  • Support hypervelocity impact testing activities
  • Support impact simulation studies
  • Support development of impact test database
  • Present results to technical team in both written and verbal formats
  • Support other activities under the HVIT project as needed


Work type

Full time

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