Intern - Engineering, Avionics Component Product Engineering
Redmond, WA 
Posted 2 days ago
Job/Internship Description
    Intern - Engineering, Avionics Component Product Engineering
    Job ID15529
    CategoryIntern - Engineering

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Intern - Avionics Component Product Engineering for Summer 2020 in its Redmond, WA location (Seattle area). After orientation and training, the intern will perform entry-level engineering tasks on rocket propulsion projects. Candidate will support senior engineering staff and gain experience and familiarization with Aerojet Rocketdyne projects. The candidate must be able to operate effectively in a team environment. This internship position will start approximately June 2020.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    45% - Assist in the design and development of rocket propulsion hardware.

    45% - Provide technical support to engineers; assist technical staff in providing adequate methods to achieve cost reduction, delivery and performance targets; assist engineers in the design & development of processes to improve production.

    5% - Involved in auditing work instruction files for compliance to procedures and approved technical data.

    5% - Mandatory training.


    Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program in Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Aerospace Engineering (or similar) major OR enrolled in an M.S. degree program in related major. Must have completed Sophomore year of study.

    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Solid academic track record of accomplishment.
    • Working knowledge of typical Microsoft software applications.
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work with little direction. Leadership & teamwork skills are a must.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

    The Aerojet Rocketdyne official policy and my personal commitment has been and shall continue to be that equal employment opportunity is provided in employment and advancement for all persons regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran and persons with a disability, at all employment levels, including the executive level.


    Position Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Full Time
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