SpaceX Spring/Summer 2024 Engineering Internship

Engineering Intern – Vehicle Design, Starship Engineering

About the Internship


  • Design metallic structures and propulsion fluid systems under accelerated timelines
  • Review specifications and other engineering data to develop mechanical systems
  • Update designs and drawings through engineering change orders to support SpaceX’s rapid pace of design iteration
  • Create detailed component and assembly drawings incorporating an understanding of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups

    As an intern within the Vehicle Design team of Starship Engineering you will be challenged to design components for SpaceX’s cutting-edge development program. Your contributions towards Starship and Super Heavy will be of equal responsibility and scope as your full-time peers, providing you with an opportunity to grow your engineering skills while making an impact on the SpaceX mission. The primary focus of your designs will be in a sheet metal form factor and you will have the opportunity to see your components through fabrication and integration on the vehicle. This position is currently open for both our Hawthorne, California, and Starbase, Texas facilities.

Yale students interested in applying for the internship may send their resumes to Michael Foos ’22, at

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