Engineering Intern – Electrical Engineering
The qualified candidate will become part of the Kearfott Guidance & Navigation product development and support team. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where you will work directly with experienced engineers and scientists to enhance your skills and develop a higher level of confidence in your capabilities.
· Engineering Interns will assist in the engineering assessment, analysis and design of missile, aircraft and ground vehicle guidance and navigation systems.
· Engineering Interns will: 1) help in the coordination and development of engineering solutions; 2) research and determine requirements for components and systems; 3) derive technical data from test data and analysis; and 4) defend engineering solutions during internal reviews.
· Other responsibilities may include: trade studies, project planning, system modeling, review of technical and management data, performance assessment, problem identification, corrective action planning and implementation.
· Work with engineering teams to understand and evaluate the effects of changes in system requirement and designs.
· Support design trade studies evaluating cost and effectiveness.
· Help develop computer codes to evaluate mathematical models.
· Develop graphics displaying results of analyses.
· Support reports and briefings describing results and significance of analyses performed.
· Support definition, design and development of system requirements.
· Support assessment of current system architecture and limitations.
· Support technical investigations in systems design.
- Demonstrated creative problem solving skills.
· GPA of 3.2 or above preferred.
· Experience in Microsoft Office.
· Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
· Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other similar engineering or scientific majors.
· Knowledgeable in some of the following areas: software programming, SolidWorks 3D computer-aided design, analog / digital design, guidance & control, systems analysis, or systems integration.
· Have coursework, interest, motivation and experience that provide the foundation to develop an expertise in one or more of the above engineering specialties.
· Completed at least sophomore year of college/university.
· Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
· General knowledge and understanding of mathematical modeling and analysis methods.
· Programming skills (e.g. EXCEL, LabVIEW, MathCad, MATLAB, Simulink, C++, or equivalent).
· Must be able to work full-time (40 hours per week) for a minimum of 10 weeks during the Summer of 2021.
· Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., visa sponsorship not available.
· Must be able to work on U.S. government programs and/or obtain security clearance in the future.