Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Aerospace, we believe that we can only fulfill our goals—and those of our customers—by securing a diverse and inclusive workforce, and an environment that will nurture the best ideas and generate the most novel innovations.


(From left to right) ChrisAnne (Chrissy) Fortuno, Senior Member of the Technical Staff of Mechanical Design and Analysis and Ariel Berman, Research Engineer in Electrical and Software Engineering.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Aerospace

To solve the hardest problems in space, Aerospace depends on the brightest and most skilled individuals in the aerospace and engineering industry. The vast breadth and difficulty of these challenges demands that we recruit, employ and retain a diverse workforce whose rich backgrounds provide an expansive vista of perspectives needed to generate solutions that ultimately advance our nation’s security and well-being.
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Effecting Change Where Our People Work and Live

Aerospace’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Executive Diversity Council establish a new, strategic framework to augment and reinforce our efforts in creating long-lasting impact for a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Aerospace Committee for Equality (ACE) was established to assess, recommend and execute the corporation’s DEI actions in these Focus Areas, and has identified 34 specific initiatives.
Women's Week keynote 2023

Fostering a Culture of Trust, Inclusion and Belonging

Aerospace collaborates with our Employee Resource Groups to continually invest in opportunities that enhance our employees’ abilities to bring their best selves to do their best work, providing them toolkits and training that address unconscious bias and strengthens allyship.
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Deepening Our Impact Across Our Communities

Aerospace is actively investing in several community outreach programs designed to advance a culture of trust, inclusion and belonging within the workplace and greater community.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.


Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement