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Balloon Research and Development Lab Intern

Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) - Internship
This internship will cover a broad array of tasks. Specific assignments will be tailored to the student's academic level and concentration. Tasks may include: - data entry - analyzing complex data sets - report writing and literature review - people skills (speaking with equipment vendors, tour groups, etc) - use of power tools for basic construction of wooden structures - lifting up to 50lb - preparing testing samples (high degree of precision) - programming complex test controls using Labview - conducting testing with minimal supervision (able to work independently and use of critical thinking skills)
Internship Facts
Session(s): Fall 2017
Available slots: 1
Academic Level(s): High School - Senior
Pursuing Associates
College - Freshman
College - Sophomore
College - Junior
College - Senior
Pursuing Masters
Academic Discipline(s): Engineering - Aerospace Eng.
Engineering - Biomedical Eng.
Engineering - Chemical Eng.
Engineering - Civil Eng.
Engineering - Computer Eng
Engineering - Construction Eng.
Engineering - Ecological Eng.
Engineering - Electrical Eng.
Engineering - Environ Eng.
Engineering - Hydraulic Eng.
Engineering - Industrial Eng.
Engineering - Instrumentation Eng.
Engineering - Integrated Eng.
Engineering - Materials Eng.
Engineering - Mechanical Eng.
Engineering - Nuclear Eng.
Engineering - Optical Eng.
Engineering - Polymer Eng.
Engineering - Power Eng.
Engineering - Quality Eng.
Engineering - Safety Eng.
Engineering - Structural Eng.
Mathematics - General
Science - Chemistry
Science - Physics
Technology - Electronics
Technology - Software Eng.
Technology - Systems Eng./Design
Technology - Comp Science
Other - Trades
Other - Undeclared
Other - Not Listed
Engineering - General
Science - General
Technology - General
NASA Center/Facility Name: Wallops Flight Facility (WFF)
Building Number/Name & Room Number F7 / 140
Work Environment Laboratory Office Setting
Expected outcome: Intern will present a power point presentation of work completed during the internship program.
Student's special skills: Specify level of proficiency with the following (provide examples): -MS Office (emphasis on Excel using complex formulas, analyzing and displaying data) -programming with Labview (data acquisition and logging) -use of power tools and basic construction -basic laboratory equipment and procedures (ex. understanding sample size requirements and/or operation of Instron machine)