Aerodynamics Intern - Summer 2020
Greater Denver Area
About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based startup building Mach-2.2 passenger airliners. Think Concorde but 75% more affordable to fly. Imagine a day trip from New York to London—3h15 each way. Fly to London for a business meeting and be home in time to tuck your children into bed. Boom's first prototype will rollout by summer of 2020.
Boom’s outstanding team comes from places like Amazon, SpaceX, Scaled Composites, and Virgin Galactic. Team members have collectively contributed to 40+ new air and space vehicles, including the Falcon 9, Virgin SpaceShipTwo, and the Joint Strike Fighter.
The company is backed by venture capital firms including Emerson Collective, Y Combinator, Caffeinated Capital, and SV Angel as well as individuals including Sam Altman, Paul Graham, Ron Conway, Michael Marks, and Greg McAdoo.
At Boom, you’ll have world-class colleagues and a flexible work environment. We don’t punch a clock, offer unmetered vacation time, and value our employees’ comprehensive well-being.
Are you passionate about building the future of transportation? Help us make aviation history.
Interns at Boom will have the opportunity to join an exciting aircraft startup focused on world-changing technology. We are offering an amazing opportunity to take ownership of individual projects spanning conceptual aircraft design, performance analysis, and LTO noise optimization. Our interns work on real stuff - like coordinating with the propulsion, marketing, and policy teams to deliver the best possible version of Overture or developing tools to analyze the performance of supersonic aircraft. We’re looking for passionate and talented aerospace and mechanical engineering students, one year from graduation (Bachelor or Masters degree). The ideal candidate will be excited about aircraft design and problem solving and be passionate about the future of supersonic travel.
- One year away from graduation in an aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar program (bachelor or master)
- Script generation experience (i.e. Matlab, Python, Linux-shell)
- Strong communication skills
Nice to Have
- Previous internship or co-op experience
- Coursework or experience in aircraft design and/or aerodynamic performance analysis
- Eagerness to work with others
- Excellent organizational skills
To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_itar_landing)
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.
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