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Under the direct supervision and mentorship of members of the Engineering Staff, the Mechanical Engineering (ME) Intern undertakes a variety of on-going activities and assigned projects at varying levels of professional complexity requiring knowledge within their mechanical engineering college major. The ME Intern works as a member of the Engineering team in support of contracted tasks including documentation, design, modeling, analysis, fabrication, and test activities. The ME Intern will interact directly with multidiscipline professionals in the planning and implementation of assigned projects. The Engineering Internship is a developmental position and is restricted to college students whose major and personal interests are aligned with the role of the engineering organization and hiring department. It is the goal of the internship program to expose the student to the technical business environment to better prepare the student to make informed continued education and career decisions while providing value to ESA.
Participate in technical projects and programs designed to develop personal and professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the Engineering Department.
Perform various duties related to the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department based on area of specialty. Examples of typical assignments include:
- System and subsystem analysis and requirements specification.
- System and subsystem modeling and performance analysis.
- Design of mechanical components to engineering specifications
- Fabrication and debug of prototype mechanical hardware.
- Test and measurement using standard test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, temperature probes, vibration probes, ...
- Component investigations with suppliers and subcontractors.
- Organization and correlation of test data in electronic format utilizing spreadsheets, word processing and database software.
- Creation and update of technical documentation.
- Support to manufacturing personnel for programs in production.
Interact directly with colleagues and other internal or external resources in the planning of assignments and completion of projects.
Conduct research and prepare reports based on findings, to include recommendations or alternative proposals for action.
- Must be a current student enrolled in an Engineering degree program with exposure to CAD software, specifically Solidworks, and an ability to work during the semester (depending on class schedule). ANSYS experience is a plus.
- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to understand and follow complex, detailed instructions, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
- Must be able to approach technical problems in a logical and scientific manner.
- Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, and be able to work for short to moderate periods of time without direct supervision.
- Requires computer skills, familiarity with basic shop tools and/or machine equipment, and an aptitude and understanding of basic mechanical engineering principles.
- Requires technical writing and documentation skills.