Jacobs Space Exploration Group ESSCA Intern Program


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Jacobs provides  engineering, scientific and technical services to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract. A Prime Contractor at MSFC 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. Jacobs also operates and maintains NASA’s Materials Mechanical Test Facility, supporting a wide range of material development, materials science and testing.


As a Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) intern, you will have an opportunity to work with engineers and scientists involved in such areas as hardware development, payload integration and operations, laboratory and test operations, modeling and simulation, space environments, scientific research and propulsion systems.

prepare for your career


Internship provides an opportunity to gain valuable work experience related to your field of study. You will be engaged in paid, full-time work that allows you to apply classroom theories to space-flight missions. Your experience will also help you determine whether a career with the Space Program is right for you. If that is the case, your new skills and knowledge will help you begin your career at a higher level of responsibility and productivity. 



You must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently attending an ABET accredited four-year university full-time 
  •  Maintain good academic standing and a 3.0 GPA
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  •  Interns must have completed their sophomore year of studies


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