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Intern - Engineering, Project Engineering

Intern - Engineering, Project Engineering

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Intern - Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company 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. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Engineering Intern to start in May/June 2018 to work out of our Culpeper, VA location.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

100% - Under close supervision and following specific detailed instructions, the intern performs entry-level engineering assignments. The position requires a limited use and/or application of basic engineering principles, theories and concepts. Responsibilities include general and specialized assignments that provide training and work experience of a developmental nature.


Requires current enrollment in an accredited college or university program leading to a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related major. Candidates must be at least 18 years old. Good academic standing expected.  


Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Completion of junior year of study strongly preferred.
  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints, product drawings and related specifications a plus.

US Citizenship required. Must also 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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal 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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