Safety and Quality Intern

Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport - Wallops Island, VA
Work Schedule
Appointment Type
Non-exempt Temporary, Intern

General Description

This position is located within the Safety and Quality Department of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The position supports safety and quality programs within a technical and operations environment related to Spaceport activities including rocket launch and unmanned aircraft systems, including support functions such as operations, engineering, and logistics.


Interns will participate in operations, learn safety training and implementation, institutional safety, programmatic safety with an overview of how the department supports the overall mission of the Spaceport. In addition, they will review program documents and regulations adhering to OSHA and FAA, environmental standards to environmental aspects such as our water permits and hazardous waste efforts, AS9100 and quality control, system safety to include high pressure and medium pressure and other hazardous systems and chemicals utilized in launch functions. Personnel will become familiar with facility safety and fire extinguisher/first aid kit/spill kit/eyewash maintenance and testing, as well as real time assessment of hazards in the field and during hazardous operations.

This position supports outdoor work in a hazardous industrial environment to include work hours outside the normal shift.


There is no previous experience required for this position.


Must be currently enrolled in higher education.


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Documents to verify employment eligibility (I9)
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Additional Postion Details

Open and Close Dates
10/01/2023 - 03/31/2024
Remote Job
Telework Eligible
Travel Required
Travel to and from VCSFA properties and occasional other travel
Security Clearance
Local, State & Federal Background Check
Pre-Employment Drug Test
Background Check