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Job Description

Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Space Systems.

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is looking for an intern to support the Mechanical Engineering Department of the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC). NSROC implements the work of the NASA Sounding Rocket program (NSRP) to fully design, build, integrate, test, and fly sounding rockets via expendable suborbital rockets to study a host of scientific objectives.

The Intern at NSROC are given the opportunity to work on flight hardware and flight designs including design, analysis, and testing, as well as apply theoretical knowledge to solve real world engineering problems.

Job Description:

* Apply theoretical knowledge relating to statics, dynamics, strengths of materials, and mechanical design in the design and analysis of flight and GSE structures as assigned by supervisor or mentor.
* Creation of manufacturing documents such as part and assembly drawings and Model Based Definition products utilizing SolidWorks.
* Work with Engineers, Technicians, and machinists in creating and updating technical documents.
* Coordinate with Production and Machine Shop personnel for fabrication of designed products.
* Maintain and engineering daily logbook and organize digital files for each project.
* Practice and learn competent technical professional behavior including memorandum writing, email and calendar usage via Outlook, and report weekly activities to supervisor via status reports. Present a capstone presentation at end of term to Senior Management.
* If required, assist with testing in the Environmental Testing Lab.
* Perform related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

* Be enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university AND graduating after August 2020.
* Be majoring in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
* Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
* Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 10 weeks during summer 2020
* Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
* Exposure to statics, deformable bodies, mechanics of materials.
* Familiarity with at least 1 CAD software package, preferably SolidWorks.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Excellent time management and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* Preference is given to students who can "co-op" through either spring and summer or summer and fall. Summer only is on a limited basis.
* Junior level student status
* Familiarity with FEA software, either NASTRAN or SolidWorks Simulation

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).

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