Our Workplace

Working in the “Asteroid Mines”

At our asteroid mining spacecraft factory in Redmond, WA we build the most advanced spacecraft for our mission, and have the best team making it happen. Being a part of our team means you become a part of the family of Asteroid Miners – so take a peek at exactly what that is like.

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Mason the Spaceman

Asteroid Miners

If you work at Planetary Resources, don’t be surprised if you learn things you haven’t imagined and accomplish things you’ve only dreamed of.

Spacecraft Factory

In mid-2014 Planetary Resources moved into our brand new asteroid mining spacecraft factory.  Here, we build spaceships, but also encourage you to be a maker!

Past, Present & Future

We’ve traveled an amazing path to get to this point and we’re on an exhilarating journey to the future.  If you join the Planetary Resources team, you will build the future of tomorrow, today, with us!

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Summer Production Assistant (Internship)

Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, is an aerospace and exploration startup located in Redmond, WA. We are looking for a Summer Production Assistant Intern for a paid, full-time, 12-week engagement.

The vision of Planetary Resources is to expand the economic sphere of humanity into the Solar System, through utilization of valuable asteroid resources. Today we are developing cost-effective asteroid prospecting spacecraft that will venture into the Solar System to analyze our asteroid targets. Along the way we will also build technologies that will enable others’ missions in new and interesting ways.

Rigorous engineering, a novel business ecosystem, highly accomplished peers, and engagement in a new human endeavor make working at Planetary Resources inspiring and rewarding. Ping pong and pool tables, personal projects in the machine shop, office visits from astronauts and science fiction authors, and Friday barbecues make being an asteroid miner even better!

Description:

As a Summer Production Assistant Intern you will work with the Director of Marketing on the creation of content for the web, business development, media, and internal purposes. You will be responsible for developing an understanding of the Planetary Resources brand and advocating for the brand within the team and in cross-group collaborations. The PA Intern will assist in the conception of new designs for web and print, artwork, templates, animations, copy, set-up-and-breakdown of video productions, and video editing.

Applicants should expect a hands-on, intense and dynamic work environment. Previous work experience, media production, and/or student team project involvement related to your discipline is desired.

Qualifications:

  • Prefer new graduates from applicable educational programs looking for an internship with the potential of longer-term opportunity. Experienced candidates willing to take an internship or those with unconventional but compelling paths may also be considered.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Adobe Premier for film editing.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop, Sketch, and/or other design applications.
  • General understanding of using a CMS for web content updates.
  • Demonstrated experience working on a set, specifically with set-up of lighting, audio, camera angles, etc.
  • Still photography abilities – preferably experience with product shoots.
  • Familiar with copyright rules for web and media assets.
  • Ability to present ideas to a team of stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn new things.
  • Willingness to fail, learn from failure, and move forward.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in an innovative and fast paced environment.
  • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Comfortable in a deadline driven environment with rapidly changing priorities and a high volume of projects.
  • Willingness to work until the job gets done.

Applicants must be eligible for employment within the United States of America.

Planetary Resources is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Planetary Resources provides a unique and intimate work environment where you will work alongside our experienced staff and make an immediate impact on our company objectives. Join us in changing the way humanity explores the Solar System!

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