The engineers at the front end of any product or project tend to get the bulk of the kudos handed out at completion. But the ultimate safety and success of any given project is dependent on those who use and create the tools of for independent verification and validation. Young engineers and programming prodigies with an interest in the crucial world of independent verification and validation can get a taste of it at NASA.
And they’ll get paid.
The agency has a summer internship available for 20 high school students and 10 college students. The students work on real projects created by someone in NASA that needs real help.