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Aerojet Rocketdyne Intern - Engineering, Design in Redmond, Washington

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on our company, our people, and our mission.

We have an excellent opportunity for an Intern - Engineering Design role for Summer 2023 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 Aerojet Rocketdyne 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.

What we can offer you:

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 | Aerojet Rocketdyne (https://rocket.com/careers) .

Rest and Relaxation - 48 hour annual sick allowance, 9/80 schedule at most locations providing for longer weekends, company paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match, variety of courses to support learning & development, mentorships.

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.

Next Gen Workplace – Aerojet Rocketdyne is recognized as a top 100 Next Gen Workplace.

https://resources.ripplematch.com/aerojet-rocketdyne-next-gen-workplaces (https://resources.ripplematch.com/aerojet-rocketdyne-next-gen-workplaces-2021?hsLang=en)

Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.

https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

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.

Requirements

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.

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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).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (accommodationrequest@rocket.com)

Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 20400

Category Intern - Engineering

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