thermal analysis
rocket
propulsion
satellite
systems
spacecraft
dfmea
pfmea
intern

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,300 people strong and weโ€™re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core โ€“ every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

About the role

6-monthย internship commencing February.

An intern in the Propulsion Engineering Team at Rocket Lab is responsible for contributing to product upkeep and development engineering work on the propulsion systems. This role requires close work with more experienced engineers to deliver project contributions to the expectations of the company.

**Essential skills
**

  • Experience meets role specific skill sets
  • Able to effectively transfer skills to rocket propulsion technology where applicable and still deliver required company outcomes
  • University level engineering project completed from conception to operation successfully
  • University level experience working with two or more of the analysis types below
    • Structural static and/or non-linear analysis
    • Modal and/or frequency domain analysis o Computational fluid dynamics analysis
    • Heat transfer or thermal analysis
    • Fatigue and/or creep analysis
    • DFMEA and/or PFMEA analysis

**Desirable skills
**

  • Rocketry or FSAE experience in spare time, through university or previous employment

Rocket Lab Employee Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and groundbreaking technology
  • An employee stock purchase program
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit, and snacks
  • Rocket Lab merchandise โ€“ T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • Additional parental leave entitlements
  • A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year

Important information:

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR ยง120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S Department of State.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND OFFICES ONLY:

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.ย  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.ย 

Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.ย  For more information on these Regulations, click hereย ITAR Regulations.

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Rocket Lab
New Zealand, Auckland
Posted 9d ago
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