Join the DreamUp Team!

Do you love space? Want to join a fast-growing team and bring space into classrooms and homes?

DreamUp is bringing the education world to new heights. We have launched over 500 experiments from schools around the world to the International Space Station and are seeking entrepreneurial, creative, and passionate individuals to join our mission. If you love space, can work within the educational and scientific community, and are comfortable making things happen, let’s talk about opportunities to make a difference by contributing to DreamUp’s impactful products and programs.

About DreamUp

DreamUp is a public benefit corporation, which means we aim to bring good into the world (and the rest of the universe) while bringing value to our customers and shareholders. We provide space-based educational opportunities to learners of all ages and backgrounds and are the first company bringing space into the classroom and the classroom into space. DreamUp is uniquely positioned to engage learners nationwide with the most cutting-edge space research and developments and inspire them through scientific discoveries on the International Space Station. DreamUp offers in-space opportunities for student research via our launch services provider, Nanoracks LLC.

DreamUp is seeking a self-motivated and talented full-time Education Program Specialist as we develop and roll out unique and impactful programs to bring the magic of space-based educational opportunities to a growing number of students around the globe. If you want to play a critical role in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and do some good while doing it, read on.

Current Opportunities

Educational Program Specialist

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Job Description

Primary Duties

Design educational content, curriculum, and professional development opportunities to support DreamUp’s educational products and programs

  • Write STEM curricula for DreamUp’s various products, including coding programs utilizing Arduino (C++) and Raspberry Pi (Python) to teach space and concepts across STEM disciplines
  • Ensure alignment of DreamUp curricula, products, and programs to relevant local, national, and international educational standards
  • Design and manage DreamUp space education products and programs to enhance educational impact and support for educators

Support DreamUp’s educational customers and adapt products and programming in response to customer needs

  • Adapt programs as needed based on outcomes measurement and educator feedback
  • Support customers with their day-to-day issues as they arise, in coordination with Nanoracks mission management
  • Ensure customer contracts are on-track and deliverables are met

Play an active role in a dynamic start-up

  • Take on day-to-day responsibilities as new projects, opportunities, and problems emerge
  • Define measurable goals to determine success, grow programs, and improve outcomes
  • Plan events and manage day-to-day logistics of educational programs
  • Create content to promote DreamUp through its webpage, on social media, and at events
Required Traits, Knowledge, and Skills
  • People-facing experience, passion for customer service and ability to provide exceptional customer experiences
  • 2-5 years of recent experience in STEM educational curriculum development and/or classroom teaching
  • Preference for a 4-year degree in Education, Business, Marketing, Communications, or related fields.
  • Project management familiarity
  • Proven ability to exhibit cultural competency
  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (10%-30%)
  • Availability to work after hours and on weekends
Desirable Trails, Knowledge, and Skills
  • Basic experience with graphic design and web editing (i.e., utilizing WordPress)
  • Familiarity with Computer Science
  • Previous experience with and/or knowledge of aerospace

To apply, please send a resume to We can’t wait to hear from you!

EdTech Marketing Intern

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Description

Primary Duties

Assist development of branding, marketing, and customer communications

  • Assist with written communications such as newsletters, social media, and blog posts
  • Research and identify key areas of potential social media impact
  • Provide strategic recommendations to reach a wider audience
  • Design printed materials such as flyers and other marketing collateral

Improve program development and strategize to increase product sales

  • Provide research and assistance for program development, in collaboration with the DreamUp team
  • Develop long-term strategies to promote DreamUp products and programs effectively
  • Execute advertising campaigns to increase DreamUp product sales
  • Support strategic partnerships and relationship-building in the broader aerospace and education community

Play an active role in a dynamic start-up

  • Take on day-to-day responsibilities as new projects and opportunities emerge
  • Provide counsel to DreamUp staff on a wide variety of issues
  • Enjoy the honor of bringing space into the classroom and the classroom into space
Basic & Required Traits, Knowledge, and Skills
  • Desire to learn, can-do attitude, and flexibility are required
  • Prior experience with social media marketing, online advertising, and business strategy
  • Basic knowledge and use of personal computer with typical business software
  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills are mandatory
Desirable Trails, Knowledge, and Skills
  • U.S. Citizenship preferred
  • Prior experience working with the space and/or education sectors desired
  • You don’t need to be an expert in space, but a passion for what lies beyond Earth is a plus

Preference for candidates who have completed a bachelors degree in communications, marketing, business administration, education, or another related field.

Terms of Position
  • Position: EdTech Marketing Intern
  • Hours: 10-15 hours per week
  • Compensation: While this position is unpaid, successful completion of the internship will result in the potential for longer-term involvement in DreamUp projects with competitive compensation.
  • Location: This position can be completed remotely, but candidates can optionally choose to work from the DreamUp Washington DC Office near McPherson Square.

To apply, please send a resume to We can’t wait to hear from you!

General Application 

Excited about DreamUp’s mission, but don’t see what you’re looking for here? Send your resume via email to, and we will reach out if we have an opportunity for you.