Alabama Aerospace Internship Program
July 5-16, 2021


Aerospace States Association- Alabama Chapter, in coordination with ASA Chair Lt. Gov Will Ainsworth, will embark on a mission to support the aerospace supplier network that drives Alabama’s economy into the future. The program combines existing aerospace “Primes” like Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance with the suppliers, subcontractors, and talent that is so well know in Alabama to enable national aerospace programs like the NASA Artemis Program.


Through community outreach that will reach all corners of this great state the ASA-Alabama Chapter will:
· Seek new suppliers and subcontractors for aerospace industry
· Promote Alabama’s aerospace economy
· Support STEM education that drives Alabama’s innovative spirit
· Develop future workforce opportunities in highly skilled professions

The ASA- Alabama Chapter encourages you to join and take part in this collaborative effort to continue to grow Alabama’s aerospace industry and further demonstrate our leadership on the national stage.

For more information, and to sign up for the Supplier Program, please fill out the following form and our staff will contact you:



Questions? Contact:
Christie Lee at christie.j.lee@lmco.com

Interested in Aerospace?


The 2021 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 2021 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.


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 2021 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!





Application Process:


The Alabama Aerospace Internship Program will run July 5-16, 2021. 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 2021

· Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics-Related Careers


2021 Invited Participating Organizations:

· Lockheed Martin

· United Launch Alliance

· U.S. Space and Rocket Center

· National Space Club

· Other organizations still to come


Past Internship Activities Included:

· Aerospace job targeting and professional image training

· Updates on current and upcoming aerospace programs 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


Questions? Contact:

Stephanie Bastiaans at stephanie.r.bastiaans@lmco.com

Alexander Sweetman at alexander.sweetman@lmco.com

Lt. Governor

Will Ainsworth

Chair

Chrystal Morgan

Vice Chair

Alabama Aerospace Supplier Program

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. 

“At the same time that we provide opportunities for students and small businesses that need them, we will grow Alabama’s economy and create long-lasting, well paying jobs in an area that is expanding exponentially.”
                                                                                     -Alabama Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth, ASA National Chair

​AEROSPACE STATES ASSOCIATION