American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at San Jose State University

Welcome to San Jose State University's American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student branch's website. Here you will find valuable information regarding the club and its related activities such as events and project funding.

With more than 35,000 members, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is the world's largest professional society, principal voice, and information resource devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. The purpose of our student branch is to support the success of San Jose State University's aerospace engineering students. AIAA will provide its members with access to events, workshops, club room resources, research projects, socials, and other related activities that will connect students with professionals and help prepare them for a career in the aerospace industry.

Available internships


Internship:

Lockheed Martin: Mechanical Engineer Intern

Description:

The coolest jobs on this planet...or any other...are with Lockheed Martin Space! 
At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing women and men are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you! 

Required Skills:

  • Actively enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical or Aerospace

  • Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Engineering or similarly related

  • program from an accredited college/university. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Location:

Sunnyvale, CA

Link:

https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/job/-/-/694/9502198?utm_source=indeed.com&utm_medium=paid_search&utm_campaign=annual&utm_content=job_aggregator&ss=paid


Internship:

Lockheed Martin: System Engineer Intern

Description:

Candidate will participate in engineering tasks supporting a systems engineering team. Working with experienced engineers, will perform work in all systems engineering phases that could include requirements definition, allocation and maintenance. Supports various system analyses in support of mission planning and execution.

This opening supports a variety of Systems Engineering intern positions within Lockheed Martin Space in Sunnyvale, CA. Some of these positions may require security clearances and may be subject to security investigation.

Required Skills:

  • Actively enrolled in a Engineering, Physics, Math or other related degree program from an accredited college/university.

  • This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen.

Location:

Sunnyvale, CA

Link:

https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/job/-/-/694/9216124?codes=1-INDEED


Internship:

SSL (Space Systems Loral) : Mechanical Core Engineer

Description:

The Mechanical Engineering Core has opportunities for involvement with the mechanical bus front end design, detailed analysis development, mechanical system test requirements, as well as subassembly qualification and production of high power communications satellites. This is a requisition for summer of 2017 intern positions with involvement in the design, integration, and test of space systems. The Mechanical team will need interns in the following areas:

-Spacecraft sub-assembly design (3-D modeling skills a plus for this role)

-Spacecraft sub-assembly structural analysis (completed courses in statics, dynamics, and finite elements a plus for this role)

-Spacecraft sub-assembly production and test (lean manufacturing skills and hands on fabrication a plus for this role)

Required Skills:

  • 2 years or more of college education towards a 4 year BS degree in engineering, math or physics

  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization and leadership skills are essential

  • Group project experience, ability to collaborate with team members of different technical disciplines

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint or similar suite

  • Interest in aerospace or mechanical design is preferred

  • Experience or interest in process improvement techniques is a plus

  • Process improvement experience a plus

Location:

Palo Alto, CA

Link:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?r=5000411479806&c=1127407&d=ExternalCareerSite&rb=INDEED#/


Internship:

SSL (Space Systems Loral) : Spacecraft Systems Core Engineer

Description:

Spacecraft Systems Engineering is an opportunity for involvement in the entire life cycle of high power communications satellites and be on the leading edge of new developments in space. This is a requisition for summer of 2019 intern positions with involvement in the design, integration, and test of space systems. The Spacecraft Systems team will need interns in the following areas

-Spacecraft assembly, integration and test

-Spacecraft design (3-D modeling skills a plus for this role)

-Spacecraft thermal analysis

-Program Systems Engineering

Required Skills:

  • Currently enrolled and completion of two years or more of college education towards a 4 year BS degree in engineering, math or physics.
    Ability to work as part of a team of engineers on a project
    Interest in Aerospace or Systems engineering is preferred

  • Experience or interest in process improvement techniques is a plus.

  • Clear oral and written communication skills in English required. Multi-lingual skills a plus.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint or similar suite.

  • Programming or database skills a plus.

  • Process improvement experience a plus.

Location:

Palo Alto, CA

Link:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?r=5000411491006&c=1127407&d=ExternalCareerSite&rb=INDEED#/


Prototyping challenge:

2018-19 SJSU/ Intel Paseo Prototyping Challenge Student Launch Event

 Friday, November 30th, 2018  

Description:

The Paseo Prototyping Challenge is designed to incubate solutions to pressing social and environmental problems through multidisciplinary collaboration and technological innovation. At the Paseo Prototyping launch event, we will provide details on participating in the challenge. Online submissions will open at the launch event on November 30th, 2018! Envision and build innovative prototypes using your skills, talents and ambition to address pressing social and environmental problems facing the City of San José and the world. San Jose State University’s Paseo Public Prototyping Challenge is funded by Intel Corporation and sponsored by SJSU King Library Innovation Design Collaborative (IDC). Paseo Prototyping Challenge 2018-19

Required Skills:

  • Prototype solutions to address environmental and social challenges in San José

  • Meet other like-minded students to form multidisciplinary teams

  • Earn up to $5,000 in scholarship awards for winning prototypes

  • $250 in prototyping materials provided to 20 selected teams

  • Work with faculty and industry mentors

  • Create a future you want live in today!

Location:

SJSU Student Union Theater12pm - 2:30pm

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