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Filter by Date: May 14, 2019

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45241 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?



The Aerospace Corporation is seeking graduate applicants interested in building leading edge software products and systems. This position is located in El Segundo, CA.


The qualified candidate will become part of the Analytic Software Department.


  • Works on complexe comptue science solutions, develop scalable and distributed software systems which requires research, awareness, and interactivity
  • Quickly learns new technical skills to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges
  • Keep managemnet and project leaders informed on work progress
  • Develop prototypes and proof-of-concept software for mission-critical, distributed systems


Performance standards to be successful in this internship position include:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company’s values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity



  • Student currently pursuing a Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Minimum major GPA 3.0
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Java, Scala, Python, PHO or JavaScript
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. governement. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.



  • GPA 3.5 or higher
  • Active security clearance
  • Experience with web interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases

Temporary housing assistance is not available.


The Aerospace Corporation functions as the nation’s independent testing, assessment, and research center for national security space systems, specializing in advanced military space systems.  Aerospace offers summer internship positions at our headquarters in El Segundo, California, and our campuses in Chantilly, Virginia, Colorado and New Mexico to give students the opportunity to work in the scientific, technical, or administrative areas of the company.

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Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: MTS INTERN REQ  

Salary Grade: I00 

Organization Level:

Clearance Requirement: None 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Employment Type: Intern 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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