iRocket seeks to hire energetic, team-oriented, innovative individuals with a strong sense of curiosity who want to propel their careers forward in a growing organization. We seek to challenge the status-quo with breakthrough solutions to existing problems in rocketry and launch.
If you're up for the journey and the challenge, we invite you to check out our job openings below, and send us your resume with a cover letter telling us more about you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
iRocket takes pride in its employees; therefore we train our employees before sending them into the field. To maximize performance, all receive personal attention in house. We offer an exciting work environment that is both challenging and rewarding for our employees. iRocket is an equal opportunity employer. iRocket offers a competitive salary and benefits package for all employees.
iRocket is on a mission to innovate and make access to space more afforable
iRocket was founded on the belief that we will improve our world by democratizing space access and making the power and inspiration offered by space technology available to all. Space technology extends the human spirit beyond our Earthly bonds and expands our intellect and innovations into the cosmos where unique observations are possible and unimagined value can be created.
Space access was once the sole domain of nation states. Now, technology is making space more accessible to everyday entrepreneurs and innovators. Innovation in space occurs when people have the freedom to imagine and to do. iRocket strongly believes in the power of the individual and seeks people who share our passion for innovating, building and flying.
We are looking for other thought leaders in their fields of expertise who also believe in our vision and can work beside us to make this dream a reality.
iRocket offers full benefits including health and life insurance, stock option plans and 401K retirement plans. Our work environment is healthy and encourages individual responsibility and independent thinking. We offer paid vacations but be warned that you might find the work here so addicting and rewarding that you will have to be convinced to take the vacation.
- Propulsion Engineer, El Segundo, CA
- Senior Propulsion Engineer
- Guidance, Navigation & Control (GN&C) Engineer
- Soft Engineer - Flight & Avionics
- Data & Control Systems Engineer
- Electrical Engineer
- Senior Electrical Engineer
Vehicle & Structural Engineering
- Propulsion Testing Engineer
- Thermal and Cryogenic Engineer
- Lead Thermal Analyst
- Structural Engineer
- Mechanical Engineer
- Senior Mechanical Engineer
- Launch pad technician
- Quality Assurance Engineer
- Quality Control Engineer
- Senior Software Engineer - Additive Manufacturing & AI
- Mechanical Engineer
Marketing & Sales
- Director of Marketing
- Director of Business Development
Summer Internship Program
Summer Internship Program
All internship openings are posted in the iRocket Career's Page. We encourage interested students to send their cover letters and resumes as soon as the intern job openings are listed.
June to September
Send us a cover letter and resume at email@example.com
September to October
iRocket conducts interviews and makes offers
iRocket Staffing works closely with interns to coordinate required preparations prior to their arrival
iRocket's Summer Intern Program begins; interns report to their designated site locations for their 10-week internship
8-week internships are completed and the summer intern program comes to an end
Summer Internship Program FAQ
What majors does iRocket consider for internship positions?
For engineering internship positions, iRocket considers students who are working towards a B.S./M.S., primarily in aerospace, civil, electrical and mechanical engineering as well as computer science. Additionally, iRocket offers other internships to those with technical engineering and science degrees-such as industrial, physics, mathematics, materials, welding and chemistry-depending on the current needs of the company. If you are pursueing a PhD in Aeropsace, Mechinical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering we encourge you to start a dialog with our firm to sponsor your post graduate studies.
On the business side, iRocket offers internships in areas such as Business Operations, Supply Chain, Communications, and Information Technology depending on the business needs. Check our Careers Center in June for the full list of summer intern opportunities.
How many intern positions are available?
The size of our summer intern program varies depending on the business needs, but we generally offer approximately 10 to 15 internship positions. The majority of these are in the engineering disciplines, with the remainder in the business organizations. Returning interns are given priority placement for future summer internships to develop interns, offer broader experiences, build stronger relationships across the company and ultimately consider them for future iRocket employee positions. At the end of the summer internships, iRocket gives all interns equal consideration concerning development opportunities and hiring decisions.
Where are the internships located?
iRocket provides internship opportunities at all locations including:
- New Hyde Park, NY
- El Segundo, CA
- Arlington, VA (Government Affairs Office)
What are the minimum requirements for acceptance into the Summer Intern Program?
To be considered for a iRocket internship, a student must meet the following requirements:
- Be a U.S. Person (generally defined as a U.S. citizen or resident who has a permanent legal right to work in the United States). For work H-1B visa sponsorships get in touch with us.
- Have completed at least his/her sophomore year in college and plan to return to school in the fall after completing their internship
- There is no minimum GPA requirement; however, we have a preferred cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
What kinds of things would I do as an intern?
At the beginning of the internships, managers meet with their interns to provide business goals and objectives that support their respective organizations.
In Engineering, interns have opportunities to support design, production, assembly, test and launch operation activities in support of current and future missions. Examples include new design activities and various types of analysis including:
- Trajectory and vehicle performance
- Control dynamics
- Modeling and software simulation
- Thermal analysis
- Quality assurance and system safety
Business interns may work in areas throughout iRocket, including:
- Subcontract Management and Procurement
- Business operations
- Information technology