​AEROSPACE STATES ASSOCIATION

The 2022 Alabama Aerospace Summer Internship Program is for high school and college students interested in pursuing careers in the aerospace industry. All students pursuing STEM- (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

The 2022 Internship Program will run for two weeks, a virtual week, June 6-10, followed by an in-person week, June 13-17, which gives students ample time to experience what it’s like to work in various facets of the aerospace industry. Students will spend time at various aerospace facilities where they will have a chance to meet the best and the brightest in the aerospace industry, participate in hands-on activities, and get an exclusive behind the-scenes look at what each company does and some of the exciting projects they are working on. 

MISSION:
To advance the Alabama aerospace community and facilitate state economic development within Alabama through industry networking, policy development, educational discussions, and focused events, involving state elected and other government officials. 

Lt. Governor

Will Ainsworth

Chair

Application Process

The Alabama Aerospace Internship Program will run in the summer of 2022. Students will be requested to provide a brief biography of their background and career aspirations. Selection will be based on interest and availability.

Eligibility Requirements:
·       Alabama Resident
·       U.S. Citizen
·       High School or College student as of Spring 2022
·       Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics-Related Careers

 Past Internship Activities Included:
·       How to get a job in aerospace
·       Learn about current and upcoming aerospace projects and events
·       Hear from all types of engineers and professionals in the aerospace field and how they got into their job and what they do day to day
·       Tour various aerospace companies, including hardware and spacecraft
·       Hands-on activities
·       Team design projects
·       Networking opportunities
·       Spacecraft and mission presentations
·       Learn how to obtain a paid internship
·       Career Discussions
·       Learn how to give effective presentations, write resumes and interview for a job

2022 Companies/Organizations: 

National Space Club Huntsville                                                                 United Launch Alliance                                                        Lockheed Martin Space
NASA                                                                                                         US Army Space and Missile Defense Command                Boeing
Maxar                                                                                                         Jacobs                                                                                 Deep Space Predictive
​U.S. Space Force                                                                                       Huntsville/ Madison County Chamber                                Arapahoe Douglas County Works!

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics                                   Citizens for Space Exploration                                                 
 
Questions?

Contact Alexander Sweetman at 303-519-0268 or alexander.sweetman@lmco.com

It’s Not Rocket Science!

But wait, it is! If you’ve ever gazed up to the stars and wondered what’s out there or perhaps even had dreams of going yourself, now is your chance to start turning those dreams into reality. If you are a high school or college student living in Alabama, you are eligible to apply for the 2022 Alabama Aerospace Internship Program where you will get a chance to gain exposure and obtain relevant work experience with various aerospace companies in Alabama.

During the internship you will have an opportunity to network with leading aerospace professionals, drive rovers, launch water rockets, learn about the various engineering disciplines and what it takes to be successful in the industry, and meet a number of people working on some amazing projects in aerospace!


Virtual Program-       June 6-10, 2022

In-Person Program-  June 13-17, 2022

Alabama Aerospace Internship Program-  June 6-17, 2022

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Chrystal Morgan

Vice Chair