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Summer 2024 Intern – Human Factors Software Engineer - Houston

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23d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Software EngineeringHouston


  • 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. 


  • Currently enrolled at an accredited university.
  • Completed at least 45 credit hours.
  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA.
  • Must have experience developing software applications.
  • Must have knowledge of human factors issues and solutions.
  • Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Ability to visualize and work with complex systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
  • Proficiency with team collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams or WebEx.
  • Requisition Preferences:​
  • Must be a student enrolled in a graduate program of an ABET accredited engineering or Computer Science program.
  • Interest in human spaceflight and human technology development.
  • Working knowledge of coding languages including C.
  • Demonstrated skills in scripting languages such as Python.
  • Software design background for human machine interaction including Graphical User Interfaces.
  • Coursework in Human Factors design.
  • Test planning and execution experience.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Learn NASA processes, interact with stakeholders, and actively engage in human factors and system management design.
  • The expected role will include Human-in-the-Loop test planning, performance of tests, data analysis as well as documenting test results.
  • These results may prompt design changes that the intern will help determine.
  • This may include documentation updates, interface changes between teams, and help create the best human interactions possible with the automated control system for the Lunar Gateway.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Work type

Full time

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