The Space Force offers current students and aspiring Guardians the opportunity to make an impact from day one, with the chance to gain hands-on experience with real-world projects. These full-time paid internships are offered at locations across the U.S. and cover a wide range of career fields. Each provides students the opportunity to secure a permanent, full-time position within the Space Force upon completion.
Paid post graduate studies
Student loan repayment
Generous sign-on bonuses for specific positions
Federal retirement benefits
Federal health insurance
Paid federal holidays
Like with our current Guardians, we allow you to work in an inclusive and collaborative environment, which embraces diversity, curiosity and the willingness to help us reach new frontiers of space defense.
Premier College Intern Program (PCIP)
Offers college sophomores and juniors hands-on experience through a 10-12 week paid summer internship. Here, they work side-by-side with current Space Force professionals and contribute on a wide array of projects to support the Space Force.
Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART)
Provides students within the fields of Science, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) the tools to improve their education and land a promising career with the Space Force. With full-time scholarships available, SMART students can focus on their needed research to advance in their career as a civilian employee.
Summer Hire Program
Offers high school students the opportunity to gain invaluable real-world work experience across a number of career fields over the summer, earning an income while experiencing the life and culture of USSF.