Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.
We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.
Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. Viasat Mechanical Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.
Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely Viasat and, intentionally, not like any other company.
This is your opportunity to work hands-on throughout the summer and see your projects put into production! You will gain great exposure to content experts along the way, who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of the summer you will get to show off your accomplishment through presentations you’ve developed for our Founders and other key leaders. We provide a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.
Residential broadband service – Over 700K customers and growing
Viasat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite
Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like American Airlines, United and JetBlue
Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government, military, critical infrastructure & utilities)
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Structural Engineering
Experience with standard industry CAD software, such as Solidworks
Coursework in the subjects of Statics, Dynamics, Vibrations, Solid Mechanics, Fluids, Aerodynamics, Design and Theory of Finite Element Analysis
Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship
Experience with Finite Element Analysis software, such as FEMAP
Prior experience working as part of a team on engineering projects in internship, extracurricular, or class settings.
Programming experience in languages such as MATLAB, C/C++, Python, Java, VBA