|Category||Intern - Engineering|
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.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking to fill multiple Intern - Analysis Engineering role for Summer 2022 in its West Palm Beach, FL site.
We are an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for our customers in the aerospace and defense markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Summer internships will start in approximately May/June and end in August/September.
Projects may focus on areas of analysis including Structures & Dynamics (S&D) or Aero-Thermal-Fluids (ATF).
Tasks will vary but may include setup and operation of various finite element based structural analysis simulations to determine the loads, deflections and stresses/strains in propulsion system components or performing thermal or fluid dynamics analysis of liquid rocket propulsion systems and components, all under closer supervision of senior engineering staff.
Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. or M.S. program in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering (or similar program) and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.
3.2 GPA or above
Junior standing or above; graduate students preferred
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 Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Material Science, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Finite Element Methods
Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.
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.
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.