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About SpaceX Intern Program

SpaceX seeks top talent to join our Intern Program. Our year-round program offers an unparalleled opportunity to play a direct role in transforming space exploration and helping us realize the next evolution of humanity as a multi-planetary species. Opportunities are available across all engineering functions and business operations at SpaceX. Interns and Associate Engineers are integral to the success of the company and tackle some of the hardest challenges on the planet. Join us, and find your place in the SpaceX legacy.


Must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university or college or within 6 month post-graduation
Currently enrolled in a graduate program
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 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State
Those applying to our internship opportunities in Cape Canaveral, FL, Vandenberg, CA or McGregor, TX must be able to provide own transportation to and from work each day

SpaceX Intern Program

  • 1 Rocket Road
  • Hawthorne, CA 90250


  • Number of Interns: 101 or more
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students
  • Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Industry Experience: 2-5 years
  • Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.50-3.99


  • Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Hawthorne, CA
  • McGregor, TX
  • Seattle, WA
  • Vandenbrg AFB, CA
  • Washington, DC
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