Intern - Project & Component Engineering
Company: Disability Solutions
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Job OverviewWe are looking to fill an Intern - Project &
Component Engineering role for Summer 2024 at our Huntsville, AL
site.This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or
near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered
for current and future positions.About Us is the Trusted Disruptor
for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers'
mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000
employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the
space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.Aerojet Rocketdyne is
growing in The Rocket City, Huntsville, AL! We've begun hiring for
our third facility in the Huntsville area, a 379,000 sq.ft.
manufacturing facility near the Huntsville airport that will
specialize in the production and assembly of inert solid rocket
motor components. We are also continuing to grow at our Huntsville
Defense HQ for Program Management and Engineering, as well as our
Advanced Manufacturing Facility in north Huntsville, where we
produce advanced propulsion products. You're not just "doing a job"
at . The work you perform makes significant contributions to
national security and space exploration.
- Trusted - We didn't apply for this honor, but Aerojet
Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as one of by Newsweek /
Statista two years in a row!
- Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and
work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's
aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:
- Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus
separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends.
Paid holidays including one-week year-end paid holiday
- Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health
Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check
- Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
- Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free
professional development training through Rocket University and
Energetics University, employee recognition, and leadership
- Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led
volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to
support a culture where everyone belongs
- Great Location - Huntsville has been named the second-best
place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report's
2023-2024 rankings. The city's thriving job market, low cost of
living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons
for its top ranking. Essential FunctionsAfter orientation and
training, interns will perform entry-level engineering tasks on
projects.Interns will support senior engineering staff and gain
experience and familiarization with company projects.Interns must
be able to operate effectively in a team environment.Summer
internships will start in approximately May/June and end in
August/September.Projects may focus on aspects of project and
component engineering including assisting in the design and
development of hardware and providing technical support to
engineers within such areas as small thrusters, valves & actuators,
and systems hardware.RequirementsCandidate must be currently
enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in
Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering (or similar major)
and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.Preferred
Qualifications3.2 GPA or aboveJunior standing or aboveSolid
academic track record of accomplishmentWorking knowledge of
Microsoft Software applicationsExcellent communication and
problem-solving skillsSelf-starter with the ability to work with
little directionLeadership & teamwork skillsRequires U.S.
Citizenship or status as a U.S. Person. Must 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.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.
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