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L3Harris Intern - Engineering, Design in Redmond, Washington

Job Overview

We have an excellent opportunity for an Intern - Engineering Design role for Summer 2024 at our Redmond, WA location.

After orientation and training, the intern will support thruster design and system integration technology groups in the successful planning, design, development and qualification of mechanical hardware. The intern will support senior engineering staff and gain experience and familiarization with our projects. Summer internships will start in approximately May/June and end in August/September.

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

L3Harris Technologies ( 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.

In our Redmond, WA, site (Seattle area), wefabricate, assemble, and test chemical and electric thrusters, as well as small scale propulsion systems. Our electric propulsion systems enable a wide variety of missions from the exploration of our solar system to global communication and the surveillance of severe weather and wild fires.

You're not just "doing a job" at Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company ( . The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.

  • 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:Careers | L3Harris (

  • Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 or 4/10schedule providing longer weekends. Plus 90 hours of paid holidays on average throughout the year.

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits -Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check out: Benefits | L3Harris (

  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match

  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs

  • Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs

  • Beautiful Campus – Large campus with forested trail, basketball court, fitness center, covered bicycle parking, and outdoor gazebos

Essential Functions

Perform various mechanical engineering duties for the Mechanical Design and CAD Modeling technical staff.

50% - Assist with the development of engineering designs that are used on liquid rocket engine applications. Participate in trade studies, production program designs and/or support technology development efforts. Tasks will likely involve conceptual design support, part selection research and computer aided design (CAD) as well as data collection, entry level analysis and hardware tracking.

30% - Learn and apply design for manufacturing analysis tools and up-front structural analysis software.

20% - Assist senior staff with technical presentations and submittals to both external customers and internal customers.


Candidate must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering (or similar major) and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.

Preferred Qualifications

3.5 GPA or above

Junior standing or above

Coursework in engineering design, structural analysis, computer aided design

Working knowledge of typical Microsoft software applications

Experience with CAD tools such as CREO, NX or Solidworks

Experience with development hardware, mechanical assembly and/or test

Leadership & teamwork skills

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Requires 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.

Pay range for this position:

22.00 - 33.00 per hour

Note about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

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Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 22110

Category Intern - Engineering