Engineering Intern - Summer Temporary (NC location)

Astronautics/Kearfott Corporation - Black Mountain, NC
Temporary, Internship

The qualified candidate will become part of the Kearfott Guidance & Navigation manufacturing engineering 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: 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: 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.
  • 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.


Required Skills
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills.
  • GPA of 3.2 or above preferred
  • Experience
    in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.


Required Experience
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other similar engineering or scientific majors.
  • Knowledgeable in some of the following areas: software programming, 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, 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 2018 semester.
  • 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.
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