Date Posted: 2019-07-08-07:00
Country: United States of America
Location: PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
The sky has no limits.
Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible. At Pratt & Whitney, you’ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.
Our internships and co-ops are designed to help build your professional credentials while also igniting your imagination. Opportunities exist throughout our company and are available to students who are motivated to learn and grow.
At Pratt & Whitney Inclusion Powers Innovation: We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.
The Pratt & Whitney engineering organization is focused on delivering customer requirements, advancing market-differentiating technologies, leading continuous improvement and developing technical leadership. Pratt and Whitney is also the home to a world-class Survivability Engineering Group consisting of IR, RCS, and Vulnerability disciplines. Team members often work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and interact with various disciplines at Pratt & Whitney.
The Vulnerability team works on a diverse array of products supporting military development and production engine programs. The team assesses and performs CBRN, ballistic vulnerability, and Live Fire Testing to ensure the engine systems have the capability to withstand man-made hostile environments.
We are seeking an intern to join our Vulnerability team for the summer of 2020. Our internship is designed to help build your professional credentials, gain real world experience in Survivable Engine Design, develops close working experience with P&W’s engineering teams while encouraging contribution with imaginative solutions for our discipline and military customers. The prospective intern should be prepared to apply his or her learnings in unique and creative ways. The internship will pair you with team members from the Survivability Group and will require you to complete one or more tasks over the course of the summer. Ideal candidate will have taken course work and shown interest in design, physics, propulsion systems, computational finite element modeling, or computer-aided design (e.g., NX, SolidWorks).
The internship is available to students who are motivated to learn and grow. If you want to work in a dynamic, challenging environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you.
Typical duties and responsibilities are listed below and are executed under the guidance of a Senior Engineer and Discipline Chief:
- Establish geometric modeling methodologies utilizing CAD software
- Evaluate engine configuration concepts
- Perform engine systems vulnerability analyses
- Assists team in generation of presentations to internal and external customers.
Do you meet these Basic Qualifications?
- US Citizenship is required due to government contracts.
- You're in an accredited undergraduate engineering degree program.
- At least two years of college experience in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineer is required
- Fields of study: Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
- You will have at least 30 credits prior to starting your internship
- You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
How about any of these Preferred Qualifications?
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and consistent record of collaboration, flexibility, innovation and initiative
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- You have a real passion for learning and pursuing a career in engine design
- Ability to work independently or with teams.
- General background in propulsion systems design.
- Working experience of NX, SolidWorks or compatible CAD software.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.