Space Policy Analyst Intern, #4428
Washington, DC 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Minimum Years Experience: 1

LinQuest is seeking a Space Policy Analyst Intern for our customer site in Arlington, VA. As a LinQuest Intern, you will work with the company and support the Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for space (SAF/SP). SAF/SP is directly involved in making decisions affecting national security, including assessing threats to US and allied space capabilities, analyzing current and forecast space and space-related capabilities and developing policy, plans, and programs to meet essential military needs. You will be assisting space professionals at LinQuest and at the Pentagon with three primary focus areas: space policy, contract program control and accounting, business development and human resources. You will support the Linquest Corporate office in Chantilly, VA and SAF/SP in the Pentagon.

This will be a 6-week winter internship. The internship could lead to part-time or full-time employment with Linquest.


  • Provide background information to support USAF senior leader speeches and presentations
  • Work collaboratively to establish achievable and relevant goals, and develop project schedules with prioritized lists of deliverables.
  • Coordinate meetings with customers to discuss progress on projects and make any changes necessary.
  • Present your results through spoken briefings and formal white papers.
  • Attend networking events to broaden your knowledge about the industry and meet other space professionals.
  • Travel to the Pentagon, as needed, to hold customer meetings and attend various events.
  • Track and reporting hours and dollars expended during the previous reporting period by CLIN and labor category
  • Track and reporting hours and dollars expended during the current reporting period by CLIN and labor category
  • Track and reporting hours and dollars expected to be expended during a reporting period by CLIN and labor category
  • Track and reporting cumulative hours and dollars expended by CLIN and labor category
  • Assist with recruiting, retention and on-boarding of new employees
  • Assist with Business development efforts
  • Assist with contract management program control and accounting
  • Provide a final project report, at the conclusion of the internship, of all work completed and results.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially with spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent time management

Preferred Skills:

  • Technical writing
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Software design
  • Self-Disciplined, Teamwork

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree candidate student
  • Education in Business/Marketing
  • Education/experience in Human Resources

Preferred Experience:

  • Business and/or any scientific discipline/major
  • Space systems knowledge
  • National security and/or space policy development/analysis

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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