2022-01-26 Google Operations Center
Flight Autonomy Engineering Intern, Summer 2022
Palo Alto, California, United States

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Program: 

Wing is hosting a 12 week paid internship during the summer of 2022. It will be an in-person internship based in Palo Alto, CA. Start dates will be in May or June. We will review applications and interview candidates on a rolling basis. 

About the Team:

The Guidance, Navigation, and Control team builds the autopilot software which enables the aircraft to sense, reason, and actuate its way through the world.

What You’ll Need: 

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in aerospace engineering or related field, graduating between December 2022 and August 2023
  • Be willing to learn enough C++ to write flight software and contribute meaningfully to our codebase

Bonus: 

  • Understanding of probability, navigation, and state estimation
  • Understanding of computer vision and machine learning
  • Be driven and independent once given overall project goals
  • Enjoys all stages of algorithmic development, including analysis, prototyping, and final implementation in flight code
  • Enjoys technical writing and meticulously documenting work
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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