Internship - Electrical Engineer, Spring Cycle 2023

Electrical Engineering · Lexington, Kentucky
Department Electrical Engineering
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $18-21/hr

Application Deadline: October 14, 2022

Internship Start Date: January 17, 2023

Internship End Date: August 18, 2023

Unearthing Answers in Microgravity for Humanity™

Space Tango is creating a global market for health and technology applications in low-Earth orbit through the innovative design and automation of in-space hardware. Recognized for our expertise in the design, build, and operation of integrated systems; Space Tango’s dynamic team is dedicated to collaborative problem-solving encouraged by a culture of innovation, iteration, and a passion for humanity’s well-being. At Space Tango, we’re changing the world from space.

Space Tango is seeking an Electrical Engineering Intern for our Lexington, Kentucky location. Electrical engineering interns are responsible for assisting with the development, integration, and testing of CubeLab systems to execute the intended goals of specific microgravity investigations and continual internal improvement projects.  

Job Description:

  • Provide electrical engineering support for new product and process development activities
  • Responsible for coordinating with suppliers, vendors, and machinists to source, test, and validate components and custom parts
  • Generate detailed engineering drawings adhering to GD&T standards
  • Generate detailed documentation for builds and test setups
  • Hands-on operation of payload hardware


Required -

  • 1+ year completion toward a degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related technical discipline 
  • Circuit theory and design
  • Microcontrollers/Embedded Systems
  • Soldering
  • Use of electrical test equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope, benchtop power supply, etc)
  • Organizational skills
  • Report Writing
  • Previous Hands-On or Project Experience

Preferred - 

  • 1+ year of technical working experience in a related environment
  • Control systems
  • Power system design
  • PCB Schematic Capture and Layout
  • Fluidics and Microfluidics

Due to launch windows, Space Tango hires interns for extended cycles that typically span two academic semesters. The Fall Cycle begins in August and ends in May. The Spring Cycle begins in January and ends in August. The Summer Cycle begins in May and ends in December. Please be sure to double-check the application cycle noted in the position post title.

Space Tango is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Space Tango is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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  • Location
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Department
    Electrical Engineering
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