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    The Michigan Tech Aerospace Enterprise has started its recruitment round for the Spring 2022 semester! If you are interested in the design, test, and integration of space systems, please read below to learn more about how to join our team.

    Information Sessions

    There will be two Information Sessions held in-person during Week 8 of this semester, with the option of joining virtually via Google Meet. Information and Google Meet links for each meeting are shown below.

    Information Session A: Thursday, October 21st from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in MEEM 111

    Information Session B: Friday, October 22nd from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in MEEM 111

    Please note that the information sessions are identical and only one must be attended. All times above are given in Eastern Daylight Time (EST).

    Overview

    The Michigan Tech Aerospace Enterprise is a collection of research, development, and educational laboratories dedicated to advancing U.S. Space Technology. Doctoral research students build and test plasma thrusters that are used to propel satellites as large as a school bus and as small as a smartphone. Undergraduate design, build, and fly small satellites in collaboration with agencies such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Faculty experts push the limits of what is possible to solve problems and engineering challenges for government and industry customers.

    The Aerospace Enterprise accepts members of all majors, and no prior experience is required. Please note that the number of open positions varies from semester to semester and is dependent on current enrollment. Please see below for application instructions.

    Objectives

    1) Educate the Future Leaders of the Aerospace Industry by providing undergraduate students hands-on Space Systems Engineering project experience through the design, test, and integration of spacecraft.

    2) Advance U.S. Space Technology by solving real-world, challenging problems. The satellites we build aren’t just science projects. They are real satellites, with real missions, and are directly relevant to current U.S Military and NASA strategic goals and needs.

    Application Process

    Before applying for the Aerospace Enterprise, please attend one of the Information Sessions shown above. Once you have attended one of the sessions, the application process begins by going to our website and filling out the application form. In addition to entering your personal information, you will be asked to respond to a few short questions and to upload your latest résumé. After filling out the application form, you will periodically receive emails to update you on your application status. More information about the process can be found in the application form.

    Applications for the Spring 2022 semester will close at 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, November 6th. Make sure to complete the application form by that date if you would like to be considered for the coming semester. Please feel free to contact aerospace@mtu.edu with any questions or concerns.

    Contact

    Nolan Pickett
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering – Michigan Technological University (MTU)
    Program Manager – MTU Aerospace Enterprise
    nrpicket@mtu.edu


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