​AEROSPACE STATES ASSOCIATION

Lt. Governor

Will Ainsworth

Chair

Chrystal Morgan

Vice 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

2021 Companies/Organizations: 

National Space Club Huntsville                                                                 United Launch Alliance                                                        Lockheed Martin Space
NASA                                                                                                         US Army Space and Missile Defense Command                Aerojet Rocketdyne
Raytheon                                                                                                   Jacobs                                                                                 Moog
Revolution Flight School                                                                            U.S. Space and Rocket Center                                           iGiant / 100 Year Starship
J.F. Drake State                                                                                         Calhoun Community College                                               University of Alabama Huntsville

MGMWERX                                                                                               Huntsville/ Madison County Chamber

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!


Alabama Aerospace Internship Program

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 during the summer 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.