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Intern, Engineering (Control Systems)

Intern, Engineering (Control Systems)

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Engineering - Systems Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Control Systems Analysis Intern to join our facility in Huntsville, AL for summer 2018.


Under direct supervision of other engineers, the Intern will perform rocket propulsion system engineering assignments requiring a basic understanding of systems analysis and controls principles and a working knowledge of other related disciplines to help define, develop and analyze rocket propulsion systems.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

50% - Systems Analysis: Engineering support for propulsion system sizing, requirements development, trade study and test. Perform steady state or transient analysis of propulsion system and components. Data reduction and analysis of solid, liquid, or air-breathing propulsion system and component tests.


25% - Creation and modification of simulation models and data analysis tools.


25% - Document work in reports and presentations and presents results to large diverse audiences that may include internal, customer and industry technical experts.


Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical or appropriate discipline/science (completing junior year of study) OR current enrollment in a Master's degree program in an appropriate engineering discipline. Coursework in controls engineering preferred. Demonstrated skills with Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, Python, Easy 5 or equivalent tools preferred. Working knowledge of standard office tools, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint 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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