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Robotics Engineer Intern



torrance, ca, usa · United States
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Who We Are:

GITAI is the world’s leading space robotics startup, aiming to provide safe and affordable labor in space and reduce operational costs by 100 times. GITAI is developing highly capable, safe, and reliable robots to help build and maintain satellites, space stations, lunar bases, and cities on Mars.

As part of GITAI’s elite team, you will collaborate with some of the brightest visionaries in the field, including esteemed researchers from the University of Tokyo and accomplished Founders & CxOs with successful exits to industry giants such as Google and American Express. Our rapidly growing company offers a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment, tailored for the relentless pursuit of innovation.

About the Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Intern to join our Space Robotics team. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for those who have a passion for space exploration, robotics, and manufacturing to gain hands-on experience. This role will serve as the crucial link between our engineering and manufacturing departments, helping to bring theoretical designs to life.


* Important notice *


  1. This position is subject to compliance with U.S. export control requirements, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  2. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor visas for this position.
  3. Please submit your portfolio (e.g. pdf slides that explain your previous projects or products) to this Email address:
  4. Onsite work is mandatory. We cannot support relocation costs for this position.
  5. We accept applications from students who are expected to graduate in 2024 or 2025.


  • Assist in facilitating communication between the engineering and manufacturing teams.
  • Participate in the testing and validation of designed components to ensure they meet the required specifications and quality standards.
  • Assist in developing assembly procedures and guidelines for the manufacturing team.
  • Help troubleshoot and resolve issues arising during the assembly process under the guidance of experienced team members.
  • Aid in documenting testing procedures, assembly instructions, and troubleshooting solutions.
  • Assist in maintaining and managing laboratory equipment.
  • Help maintain inventory of parts and supplies, coordinating with procurement as necessary.


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related field.
  • Some experience in a lab or manufacturing environment, preferably in robotics, aerospace, or a related course project.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Strong desire to learn and grow technical skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Basic understanding of technical drawings and specifications.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with mechanical/electrical assemblies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with CAD software.
  • Familiarity with lab testing equipment and tools.

GITAI USA Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status