The sky's the limit? Actually, at NASA, the sky's just the beginning. Join us. And instead of merely making your mark, have a hand in making history. How many companies have sent their products to Mars or Jupiter or beyond? Or will give you a job description that says "do the impossible"? At NASA, you'll find a mission that matches your ambition. Does that work for you?

Think really, really big picture.

Recent Graduate Careers

Apply your skills and knowledge to real, fast-moving programs and research from the time you start.

As part of our Recent Graduates Pathways Program, you'll enter a dynamic one-year program, working to bring our next success to life right away.

Currently we are recruiting recent Engineering graduates from the following concentrations:

  • Aerospace
  • Aeronautics
  • Computer systems
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Nuclear
  • Other related majors may be considered

The positions available involve safety, reliability, quality assurance, risk management, research, development, design, test, and evaluation of aerospace and aeronautical vehicles and component systems (including stages, propulsion, control and guidance, data management and software, structures, payloads, etc.) or of an aerospace or aeronautical vehicle and the related external systems (e.g., ground support and telemetry). To qualify you must be a recent graduate from a qualifying institution within two years of degree or certification.


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Pathways Internship Opportunities

Presidential Management Fellowship

Could you be one of the next great leaders at NASA? Some of the Federal government's greatest talents have started as PMFs. Learn more.

Leadership Development