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DIY Girls Program Mentor Position

DIY Girls develops and implements educational programs and events designed to encourage engagement with technology, promote self-confidence and support aspiration to technical careers. Mentors gain experience as a leader in the classroom, they also gain technical skills and knowledge as they prototype maker activities. DIY Girls is looking to hire 1-2 instructors. The job posting link is down below through CSUN Sunlink.


Pay: $15/hour

How to apply:

Student Assiatant - Data Analytics & Web Visualization

Looking for a motivated graduate or undergraduate CSUN student with strong programming ability in a scripting language and with good web programming ability. Experience with D3 preferred. 


During the Spring 2018 semester, the student assistant will be meeting regularly with Professor Nahapetian, processing CSUN Institution Research data, and developing web-based data visualizations. 


Strong communication and collaboration skills are required, as the queries of the data will be crafted iteratively. There is flexibility with the work schedule and where it is completed, but strict deadlines will need to be met. Exceptional candidates will be recommended for a longer-term position with CSUN Institutional Research. 



Pay: $15/hour up to 20 hours/week. A minimum of 15 hours/week of work is expected.

Time Period: Spring 2018 semester

How to apply:

Email a resume to Professor Nahapetian at Include a web portfolio of any web development or data visualization work. For the interview, bring your laptop and come ready to program to demonstrate your skill level.


Mechanical Engineering Intern


Basic Qualifications

Actively enrolled in a Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or other related degree program from an accredited college/university. This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen.

Job Description

Working with experienced engineers, will research, plan, design and develop mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and structural assemblies. Ability to obtain Secret Clearance required for this role.


Desired skills

Experience or classroom knowledge of 3D modeling and 2D drafting or similar CAD design tools. Test development and test equipment applications experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

How to apply:


Software Engineering Intern


Job Description

It’s a challenge that was once thought to be science fiction – hitting a bullet with a bullet. We pioneered the technology that turned fiction into reality. Today, we’re delivering one of the most advanced missile defense systems in the world – Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD. Be a part of the team behind the THAAD system that intercepts short- and medium-range missiles to protect soldiers, civilians and infrastructure.  
Working with experienced engineers, support the software engineering lifecycle following the program Software Development Plan (SDP) to include requirements analysis, object oriented analysis & design, code & unit test, integration, and support to formal test / delivery. Participate in technical reviews/audits of software products. Ability to obtain Secret Clearance required for this role. Interim Secret prior to start.

Desired skills

Familiarity with real-time development environments and languages (C, C++). Experience with Matlab, Simulink. Experience or classroom knowledge with embedded software/hardware. Proficiency in Microsoft Office

How to apply:


Mechanical Engineering Intern


Job Core Responsibilities


  •  Assists with engineering designs, experiments and assemblies as requested

  •  Performs trouble shooting and qualification testing to support engineers

  • Works to gain overall knowledge and proficiencies with engineering tasks and processes

  •  Responsible for supporting unit initiatives

  •  Learns and understands systems and processes within a regulated industry

  •  Assists project Engineers with managing and execution of projects

  •  Other responsibilities as assigned

  •  Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary


Job Specifications


Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations

Years Experience: 0-2 years of relevant experience


  • Actively pursuing an engineering degree at an accredited university

  • Strong word processing and/or data entry skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong work ethics and ability to drive tasks to completion

How to apply:


Systems Engineering Intern


As an intern, you’ll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety of systems engineering specializations that may include:

  • Full life cycle product development on a variety of architectures and target platforms 

  • Applications include real-time sensor control, data acquisition and analysis, digital signal processing, networks and communications/security, intelligence data cross correlation, image processing, reverse engineering, artificial intelligence, database management, GUI development

  • Utilizing software engineering technologies such as Object Oriented Design/Programming, Client-Server Distributed Architectures, Service Oriented Architectures, C/C++, C#, Java, Java Enterprise, Embedded Real-time Development, Database Design, Web Technologies, .NET, and the Unix, Linux, Windows, VxWorks

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. 

  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s for Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering 

  • 3.25 GPA or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your profile)

  • U.S. citizenship required


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3.7 GPA or higher

  • Internship experience, leadership & teamwork experience, interpersonal communications skills, and/or involvement with Diversity & Inclusion organizations.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance

How to apply:

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