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NIAR Walter H. Beech Wind Tunnel Student Assistant

The NIAR Walter H. Beech Wind Tunnel is looking for an undergraduate student assistant. Upperclassmen with an interest in grad school, as well as freshmen and sophomores (even with no previous research experience) are encouraged to apply! The successful candidate will help with everyday activities including the operation of the wind tunnel laboratory and solving real-world aerodynamic and experimental engineering challenges with outside commercial customers and other researchers.

This position requires access to EAR or ITAR controlled technologies. Applicants are required to be eligible for employment under U.S. export control laws and must meet the requirement of being a ”U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee and those given asylum in the United States, and temporary residents granted amnesty OR eligible to obtain U.S. government authorization for this position by the time of hire. Information will need to be collected in this regard, but will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. export control laws. The University does not discriminate in its hiring practices and shall ensure compliance with all federal and state laws in the collection and reviews of such information collected.  

The REQUIREMENTS for this position are:
• Currently pursuing an Aerospace Engineering degree at WSU
• Strong interest in aerodynamics and/or wind tunnels
• Ability to personally and professionally interact with other students, staff, faculty, and outside customers of the Walter H. Beech Wind Tunnel
The PREFERRED skills for this position are:
• ‘Hands-on’ mechanical skills (use of hand tools, power tools, some machining equipment such as lathe and milling machine, 3-D Printing, etc.)
• Programming knowledge (particularly familiarity with VBA in Microsoft Office)
• CAD experience
15 – 30 hours/week during the semesters. Full time opportunities during the Summer. We’re looking for students to work for their entire academic career.