Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Virgin Galactic Summer Legislation & Business Development Internship

Virgin Galactic is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. 

We are looking for students to join our incredible Internship Program! The ideal intern would be a self-starter that is ready to hit the ground running in a fun and fast paced environment. The work that our interns do have a direct impact to the success of our mission.

Are you passionate about space exploration? Do you believe you can help us open the space frontier?Are you a “mission never impossible” kind of person and the tougher challenge the more your inner creativity is inspired? If this describes you - apply now!

Qualifications:

Education
Required: currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited university. 
Ideally: a rising Junior, a graduating Senior, or a first year graduate student with a top notch education including a high GPA (3.2 or above preferred), relevant coursework, impressive work and internship experience, a high GPA, and an entrepreneurial spirit. 
Project Work
Have a strong track record of leading project teams and innovative projects in school, at work, or in the community.
Familiarity with the legislative calendar, structure, and processes strongly preferred.
Knowledge of space policy history and current relevant issues int he space industry preferred.
ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Personal Requirements:
The Virgin Galactic organizations have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation.  You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic.  Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility.  You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility.  You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

Apply here.