Intern – Engineering Design (multiple roles)

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  • United States, Canoga Park, CA 91304 View on Map
  • Post Date : October 12, 2020
  • Apply Before : November 11, 2020
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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking to fill multiple Intern – Design Engineering roles for Summer 2021 in its Canoga Park, CA location.
After orientation and training, interns will perform entry-level engineering tasks on rocket propulsion projects. Interns will support senior engineering staff and gain experience and familiarization with Aerojet Rocketdyne 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 include supporting areas such as mechanical design, CAD modeling, thruster design and system integration technology. Tasks will likely involve assisting with the development of engineering designs that are used on liquid rocket engine applications, including the successful planning, design, development and qualification of mechanical hardware. This may include conceptual design support, part selection research and computer aided design (CAD) as well as data collection, entry level analysis and hardware tracking. Interns will utilize computer aided design (CAD) and product lifecycle management software tools such as Windchill.


Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering (or similar major) OR enrolled in an M.S. degree program in related major, and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other 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.

Preferred Requirements
3.2 GPA or above
Junior standing or above
Solid academic track record of accomplishment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Leadership & teamwork skills
Coursework in engineering design, structural analysis, computer aided design
Experience with development hardware, mechanical assembly and/or test
Working knowledge of CAD software tools such as CREO or Solidworks
Experience with Windchill PLM

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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