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Test Operations Intern (Summer 2020)
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Sierra Nevada Corporation | Louisville, CO
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Job Description


Interns will work with a designated mentor or team to gain a thorough understanding of the career field of interest to include theory and practical application of obtained knowledge. The intern will benefit from mentoring, coaching and side-by-side work with knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field. The objective is real, hands-on work assignments related to intern's major, providing them with skills vitally important in today's business environment.

Those interested in employment following an internship will be considered based on current openings, performance during internship, and proximity to graduation.

At SNC's Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG

What You'll Do:

As a Test Operations Systems Engineer Intern you will spend 10-12 weeks learning about and making an impact in a specialized area within SNC. You will help to deliver superior results to our clients while working in a highly collaborative and agile environment

Primary Responsibilities:

* Establishes learning objectives with mentor/supervisor
* Supports Assignments that represent general tasking the field of interest
* Occasionally takes on special projects as assigned by the mentor/supervisor
* Establishes fundamental business/technical foundation through practice of internal processes and procedures
* Job shadows at all levels in the field
* Performs administrative functions as needed
* Assists in the coordination and execution of company events
* Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours

You Have:

* Enrolled in Bachelor's degree or Master's in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline
* It is desired that full-time students have a GPA of 3.2 or above; 3.0 or above for working students.
* Technical skills complimentary to the field of interest.
* Strong skills in Word, Excel and Visio; DOORS is a plus.
* Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
* Presentation skills using Powerpoint helpful.
* Strong organization skills.
* Capability to be highly organized and detail oriented.


* Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
* Experience in the aerospace and defense industry

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation

SNC is a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider known for its rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions. Fast-growing and widely diversified, SNC is a high-tech electronics, engineering, and manufacturing corporation that continues to expand its impressive portfolio of capabilities, products and services. SNC has a 45 year tradition of developing and providing high technology Electronics, Avionics, and Communications systems. Investing heavily over the years in people, processes, modern facilities, and the state-of-the-art equipment, SNC continues to enhance our technical advantage to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to our customer's requirements. With numerous successful and diverse acquisitions, SNC continues to acquire new capabilities as we expand our tradition of excellence into the areas of Space, Telemedicine, Nanotechnology, Energy, and Net-Centric Operations Headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, SNC is considered the Top Woman Owned Federal Contractor in the United States. SNC employs an extremely talented workforce of approximately 2000 people most of whom are scientists, engineers, or technical personnel with college or advanced degrees, and all of whom are dedicated to satisfying our customer's needs. Our seven different business areas operate from 35 locations in 20 states along with numerous customer support sites located throughout the world. Please take a look around our web site as it provides much more information about SNC and also gives a detailed description of each business area and their respective programs, products, and services.