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Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations

Posted on: Jan 07, 2015

CU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is hiring students for its Space Flight Operations Team. LASP currently operates four NASA satellites and new missions are on the way!

Students participate in all phases of a space project (mission development, integration and test, launch, early orbit, and routine operations).

LASP students have gone on to positions at JPL, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, ULA, AGI, Blue Origin and more!


  • Full-time student with 3.0+ GPA in good academic standing
  • At least 4 undergrad semesters remaining to commit to working at LASP
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • US Citizen or Resident Alien
  • All majors welcome to apply

These are paid positions. Candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week May 26th – August 7th 2015 for training. Operators will then work 20 hours per week during the school year including occasional nights & weekends.

How to Apply:

Send a one-page resume, a cover letter, and a copy of your academic record (unofficial is OK) via email to:

Jennifer Reiter
Phone: 303-735-4410

Indicate in the email subject that you’re applying for the “SFOT position“. Include your email address and the names of three references (teachers, supervisors, etc.) that we can contact by phone.