Electrical Engineering Undergrad Student Position

Engineering Student Employment Opportunity

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder on east campus. The in-house engineering group supports the design and manufacture of space-based and suborbital instruments and small spacecraft for LASP and partner institutions. LASP has developed scientific instrumentation for twelve deep-space missions, fifteen Earth-orbiting missions, 200 sub-orbital rocket flights and over 20 airborne experiments.

Hourly Position Open Immediately – 1 (possibly 2) Undergrad Electronics Engineer

LASP is hiring an electronics engineering student to assist with board and subsystem-level engineering tasks such as schematic capture, PSPICE simulation, test cable design and construction, breadboarding. Initial work will be in support of circuit board (analog and digital circuits) testing and documentation. Highly rated applicants will display a strong passion for learning about electronic design for space applications and space-borne scientific instrument design, development, and flight. Satisfactory completion of some circuits course work is required.

Required Skills

  • Effective communicator
  • Critical thinker
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Familiar with Cadence OrCad schematic capture and SPICE simulation tools (PSPICE, LTSpice)
  • Familiar with python or C programming
  • Soldering
  • Minimum GPA – 3.0

Desired Skills

  • MATLAB or general software code development
  • Ability to combine knowledge of components to discover and solve problems
  • Mechanical aptitude

The position pays hourly. The time commitment is 40 hrs/wk over the summer and 10-20 hrs/wk during the school year.

How to Apply:

Please visit to learn more about LASP. LASP is a very good training site for future aerospace industry employment. Our students receive job offers from aerospace companies across the United States, many times receiving more than one employment opportunity in this field upon graduation.

Resumes for this position will be accepted until it is filled. Please submit resume via e-mail (preferred) to: Include any coursework or experience you have that directly relates. Due to Export Control requirements on NASA programs, only US Citizens and Permanent Residents need apply. Please include your US citizenship status in your email.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including veterans, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or disability.