Airbus Defense and Space
  • 07-Nov-2022 to 07-Jan-2023 (EST)
  • AIRBUS U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • 22 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc offers advanced solutions to meet the most complex U.S. defense, security, space, and intelligence requirements. Celebrating over 50 years in the US, we remain a trusted government partner, leveraging world-class satellite, laser communication, rotor and fixed wing solutions to help our national security, defense and space focused customers meet their missions.

Airbus U.S. looks to employ a commitment driven team, dedicated to enabling our customer's mission success. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and a welcoming and engaging staff. With competitive compensation and superior employee benefits, as well as a commitment to fostering individual career growth, Airbus U.S. is the place where top talent wants to work.

Position Summary:

The Engineering Intern position supports a variety of Electrical Engineering tasks and projects to meet customer and technical requirements.

Position Responsibilities:

Day-to-day activities

  • Will assist engineering team in a variety of capacities.
  • Assist with the development of processes and procedures.
  • Provide Electrical design support for Space-qualified ethernet switch and SDR
  • Create/modify/upgrade test scripts for space components testing, including Onboard Computer (OBC), gyroscope, and SDR
  • Support Engineering as needed.
  • Responsible to communicate regularly and report to the Electrical Engineering Manager on work in process and the status of assigned projects.
  • Will participate in AIRBUS U.S. team meetings.
  • May assist in development of spreadsheets and reports.
  • Research new projects and ideas as directed.
  • Perform support with special projects to meet deadlines as required.

Additional duties as required: 10%

Qualified / Skills / Training:


  • Currently enrolled in or having received an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university majoring in science, technology, engineering or related field.
  • Possess an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Basic data entry or word processing skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of accuracy of work.
  • Must be dependable with attendance and follow instructions and directions accurately.
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize and plan work activities.
  • Exhibit flexible attitude and approach to assignments.
  • Basic knowledge on Python is a plus

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic


  • U.S. Citizenship

Nature of Contacts:

Moderate Communication on a daily basis with internal and external parties.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed.

As a matter of policy, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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