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Mechanical Engineering Intern
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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Job Description

University Programs: Mechanical Engineering Intern (Junior or Senior)

***Great opportunity for current college students entering their Junior or Senior year in college by Fall 2018. If you are not a current student at this level, please visit our other college opportunities at www.raytheon.com/careers and apply!***

Job Description:
The qualified candidate will provide mechanical engineering design and drafting to the Mechanical Design department. The candidate will under general direction, perform mechanical design and minor analysis, and will assist in the construction of infrared focal plane array packaging. Infrared focal plane array packaging may include but is not limited to designs for space based infrared modules, tactical vacuum dewars and uncooled vacuum packages. The candidate will assist the senior mechanical engineer in designing the product or tooling. The candidate will work closely with the manufacturing engineer to ensure that the product can be produced and will aid in the design of the necessary tools and equipment required to produce the product. The candidate will assist in the procurement of the program mechanical, electrical and optical components and will work with the suppliers to ensure that the components meet the program technical, cost and schedule requirements. The candidate will assist with technical discussions with both internal and external customers. The candidate will be expected to assist across the different necessary disciplines (electrical engineering, semi-conductor physics, optics, and manufacturing) to ensure the success of the program.

For Multi-Level Intern Requisitions:

  • This position can be a Salary Grade of G04 or G05 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
  • G04 (College Junior by Fall 2018) - must have completed 60 hours of college
  • G05 (College Senior by Fall 2018) - must have completed 90 hours of college

Required Skills:

  • Must have professional engineering experience shown by strong grades or hands on experience
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical engineering, principles, theories, and concepts
  • Must be a college Junior or Senior level by Fall 2018
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with electronics packaging design.
  • Basic knowledge of cryogenic electronic packaging and cryogenic material properties
  • Basic knowledge of ProE/Creo.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Basic knowledge of high precision alignment and assembly techniques.
  • Inquisitive and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work in a teaming environment as shown in class projects or other activities.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education: Currently pursuing a BS / BA degree from an accredited four-year University and entering as a college Junior or Senior by Fall of 2018. Must be working towards a degree in Engineering, Science or Mathematics, however, Mechanical Engineering preferred.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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