The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for a Summer 2013 Intern position (unpaid) at its headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO.
The Internship involves collaborating via telephone and email with the Washington, D.C.-based Research and Analysis team and assisting the Colorado-based Corporate Services team with ongoing activities. Responsibilities include development of research and data products that highlight issues affecting the space industry, and providing support for Space Foundation corporate member companies. The Internship would be full-time over a period of 10 weeks beginning in June. Exact start and end dates and number of hours are negotiable. The position is without compensation; however, some colleges or universities may provide academic credit.
The Space Foundation is an international, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry - civil, commercial, military and intelligence. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom, and major industry events, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity."
Applications for the Colorado Springs Intern position are due by May 27, 2013, and selected applicants will be notified by May 30. Applicants are expected to have an interest in promoting space activity, in addition to having at least a basic familiarity with the space industry.
The following information should be included in an application:
*Cover letter describing your interest in the Space Foundation and your relevant skills and experience.
To apply, please send an email with these documents attached to
About the Space Foundation
Employment with the Space Foundation combines a dynamic, professional environment with a meaningful mission: to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit with a strong work ethic, challenging objectives, a talented and dedicated team and frequent interaction with global space leaders, space agencies and aerospace companies. Because we are small, our team members have ample opportunities to stretch and grow and everyone is directly involved in our strategic endeavors.
The Space Foundation is a great place to work; consequently, job openings are somewhat infrequent. But, we are growing and, as we grow, new opportunities do arise.
We were designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Non-Profit Organizations to Work for 2011. We were the only Colorado-based organization to make the list and ranked number 19 out of the 50 organizations honored nationwide.
The Space Foundation is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.