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United Launch Alliance Government / Political Science Internship

As a ULA intern, you’ll gain real-world work experience and exposure to life at the nation’s premier space launch company.

Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world.

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels. ULA has seven locations around the country and positions are offered at the majority of them. They are:

  • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida
  • Decatur, Alabama
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • Pueblo, Colorado
  • Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
  • Washington, DC

We offer our interns competitive pay as well as:

  • An opportunity to participate in designing, building, and launching of ULA’s sports rockets
  • Flexible work environments
  • Numerous social and networking opportunities


What education and experience you’ll need

  • Must have completed at least a second year of college or university by the time of the summer internship assignment.
  • Must have a minimum college GPA of 2.90 on a 4.00 scale at the time of application; cumulative, no rounding. NOTE: An unofficial transcript is required if you are invited for an interview. We recommend you upload it to your profile when you apply.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and motorized vehicle transportation if assigned an internship in Alabama; California; Florida; Pueblo, Colorado; or Texas. For Denver, Colorado and Washington, DC, motorized transportation is recommended.

Required Skills

  • Must be in your third year of Political Science or Public Policy studies, at the time of applying
  • Must be planning on graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, or a related field of study with an emphasis in government/law
  • Must have experience with Congress
  • Must be able to complete an internship at the Arlington, VA office
  • Must have working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint)
  • Must have effective communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation skills)


  • This opportunity will offer challenges in government outreach, working in the Government Operation & Strategic Communications organization
  • Interns will support one or more experienced business professionals in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as experience the day-to-day workings of the business side of the aerospace industry
  • Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which help them build a strong network within the ULA community and with fellow interns

Official Website: United Launch Alliance Government / Political Science Internship



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