Our Intern position will support a NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Engineering or Science Directorate.
The Jacobs Space Exploration Group is comprised of ten companies: Aerodyne, Bevilacqua, ERC, Geocent, GeoControl, Jacobs, Linc, Qualis, Quantitech, and Tuskegee University. A Prime Contractor at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. since 1989, Jacobs supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development.
The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is seeking an Aerospace Systems Design Lab (ASDL) Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Intern to support the Advanced Concepts Office (ACO) at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). ACO has a long-standing partnership with the ASDL at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Through this partnership, the suite of tools and capabilities within ACO are refreshed and expanded while the concepts and methods the student is learning in the ASDL are solidified by applying them in ACO applications.
ACO specializes in concept definition studies for space exploration elements. The Office consists of multi-discipline design teams that can provide fully-integrated assessments of missions and vehicle elements.
JSEG offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!
To learn more about:
Marshall Space Flight Center, visit
The Advanced Concepts Office visit;
Huntsville, AL, visit
The ASDL/MBSE Intern will work under the direction of experienced engineers and subject matter experts in the Advanced Concepts Office to support studies currently being performed related to the Mars Ascent Vehicle. The ASDL Intern can expect challenging assignments such as:
Using the Systems Modeling Language (SysML) to edit and author MBSE models
Developing and maintaining MagicDraw models around space mission architectures and collaborating via Teamwork Server
Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's Degree in engineering or science and be currently enrolled in the Georgia Institute of Technology Aerospace Systems Design Lab pursuing an advanced degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Additional position requirements are:
Familiarity with ASDL methods and processes
General knowledge of launch vehicle and spacecraft systems
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to integrate with a diverse team
Show initiative and be proactive to make connections and build relationships with key players on the tasks.
Demonstrate the capability to plan and perform analyses independently and with a team.
Demonstrate strong technical writing and presentation skills in order to present data to study customers.
Candidates must also be able to provide their own transportation.
Office and laboratory environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (< />
Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (40%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate electromechanical and servo-hydraulic materials test machines, furnaces, environmental chambers, hydraulic pumps, a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.
Other Essential Functions
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.