Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Intern - Systems Development Verification and Test Engineering

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Intern - Engineering
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an Intern - Systems Development, Verification and Test Engineering for Summer 2019 at its Los Angeles location.


    After orientation and training, the intern will perform entry-level engineering tasks on rocket propulsion projects. This position will support senior engineering staff and gain experience and familiarization with Aerojet Rocketdyne programs and products. The candidate must be able to operate effectively in a team environment. This internship position will start approximately June 2019.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    General tasks will include engine systems development, verification and test support related to Aerojet Rocketdyne rocket engine products. Specific job tasking will be determined at time of employment but generally will include the following:


    85% - Tasks which directly support the RS-25 Rocket Booster Engine development program for NASA’s Space Launch System. Activities include requirements verification, test planning, action item request coordination, test support, test readiness reviews, anomaly resolution, and engine processing at the Stennis Space Center.


    15% - Travel to the NASA Stennis Space Center, Mississippi will be required to familiarize the intern with large rocket engine assembly, processing and testing.


    Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar major and have completed their sophomore year of study OR be enrolled in an M.S. degree program in a related major.


    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.


    Additional Requirements:

    • Solid academic track record of accomplishment.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Software applications.
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work with little direction.
    • Leadership & teamwork skills.


    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.


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