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Earth, Moon, Mars GN&C Graduate Intern (Houston Office)

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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

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Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

Draper Laboratory is seeking a highly-motivated Graduate-level summer student interested in the design of Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) algorithms and software for complex space applications. The candidate will work in a team responsible for the development of simulation models and analysis tools to evaluate GN&C functionality and performance.

Specific activities will include simulation development, stability analysis, guidance and control law development, navigation accuracy assessments, robustness analysis, and support of GN&C software development and testing.

This task will also require the development and maintenance of high-fidelity, 6-Degree-of-Freedom (6-DOF) dynamic simulation models of the vehicle. The Graduate Intern will implement non-real-time simulations and perform simulation-based analysis to define GN&C system requirements and capabilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate student in Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • Familiarity with several of the following languages and tools: C/C++, Python, MATLAB and/or Simulink
  • Familiarity with 6-DOF Spacecraft Dynamic Modeling and Simulatio

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with GN&C is preferred

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