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Space Program Intern

Interstellar Lab

Interstellar Lab

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

At Interstellar Lab our mission is to build a future full of life, on Earth and beyond. We believe in a future where technology is enabling humans to live in harmony with nature, a future where biodiversity thrives and expands, a future where terrestrial life become multi-planetary.To build this future, we design, manufacture and operate controlled-environment biofarms that unleash the power of plants. On Earth and in Space. Our solutions combine Hardware, AI and Bioscience. We use controlled-environment technology to mimic a multitude of conditions to allow plants, fungi and microorganisms to grow faster and better. On Earth, we are pioneering molecular and bio-farming, boosting production of nutrients, metabolites and bioactive compounds in plants while providing a sustainable and safe source of plant materials. Our customers are large beauty, perfume, natural ingredients, food&beverage and neutraceuticals companies. To advance space exploration, we work with space agencies and private companies and provide them bio-farming units to grow efficiently food for astronaut and/or conduct research on impact of microgravity on plant molecular composition.

YOUR ROLE

Interstellar lab is seeking an extraordinary student to join us for our Space Program Team. As an intern, you will work closely with the Space Program Lead and other employees who will help you get amazing experience in the space industry while also learning how a growing space business operates. You will be invited to join internal and external networking events and will have an opportunity to develop a large network within the industry. Even better, you will get to work with an amazing team that is focused on our fundamental goal to allow life to grow anywhere.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assistance with identifying and applying for solicitations
  • Maintain various program specific trackers and documents
  • Assist Space Program Lead in business meetings
  • Assist and support events and conferences in DC area

PROFILE

  • 2yrs+ within a Bachelor’s or Master’s Program
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building spaceflight hardware
  • Experience in space policy
  • Experience in aerospace business
  • Leadership role experience
  • Fluent in French, Italian, German, or another language

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Extended hours and weekend work may be required to support critical project and mission milestones

LOCATION

District of Columbia - United States

Interstellar Lab is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Interstellar Lab does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.