Intern - Materials & Processes Engineering (multiple roles)
Canoga Park, CA
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking to fill Intern – Materials & Processes Engineering roles for Summer 2022 at its Los Angeles, CA location.
Internships will start in approximately May/June and end in August/September.
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.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
These roles will be supporting rocket propulsionmaterials and process development.
After orientation and training, interns will perform entry-level engineering assignments under direct supervision of other engineers following established procedures and policies.
These positions will support senior engineering staff and provide interns experience and familiarization with Aerojet Rocketdyne programs, processes and products.
Projects may include materials engineering support for propulsion hardware design and fabrication and test.
Tasks may also include assisting in the selection of materials for product definition and application, the calculation of design allowables from literature and experimental data, the performance of material properties testing, performing chemical analysis testing, and the generation of technical reports and presentations to document technical conclusions/findings. Interns may also coordinate test activities in the laboratories.
Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program in Material Science, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Welding Engineering, Chemistry (or similar major) OR enrolled in an advanced degree program in related major, and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.
3.2 GPA or above
Junior standing or above
Ability to perform statistical analysis of data in Microsoft Excel
Experience with data mining
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 and 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.