Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
10/18/2019
Job Category:
Other
Internship
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Woodward MPC | Zeeland, MI
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Job Description

Position Purpose

The purpose of an internship at Woodward is to provide students with the opportunity to gain exposure and "real life" business acumen within the Aerospace and Energy Industry. Our internships also provide students with the opportunity to learn and gain practical experience and to work in areas related to their academic and/or career interests. Gain hands-on experience while working on challenging projects, network with professionals and learn from some of the brightest minds in business.

The experience also gives the intern opportunity for potential full-time employment with the company.

Essential Functions

* Complete tasks on computer using MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and Power Point.
* Interact effectively with team members on a daily basis. Share opinions and ask questions relevant to the work and/or his or her study program.
* Work independently on assigned tasks with some supervisory oversight.
* Recognize problems which are beyond intern's capabilities and learn from the experts in the area.
* Work assigned tasks to meet schedule and may coordinate details with other departments.
* Maintain good attendance and perform other related duties as assigned.
* Present year-end presentation of Woodward internship experience.
* Must report GPA status to leader on a quarterly/semester basis.

Other Functions

* Other functions will vary based on the assigned work area.


* May rotate assignments to gain additional business experience.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

* Effective written and verbal communication skills.
* Competent skills in problem solving and trouble-shooting.
* Competent in the use of PCs, MS Office Programs and other associated software.
* Ability to effectively operate in a team environment

Education or Formal Training

Must be at least a Sophomore in an accredited College or University program and have an acceptable grade point average.

Experience Required

No experience required. Previous internship or other working experience, a plus.

Materials and Equipment Used

Materials and Equipment used will depend on the specific job assignment. In general, most positions will use:

* PC'S including word processing applications, spreadsheets and Woodward proprietary applications
* Standard hand tools and measuring devices
* Standard office equipment (Copiers, Fax Machines, etc.)

Working Environment/ Physical Activities

Work is generally performed in a normal office environment; however, depending on the location or job assignment, the job may take the member into various areas of the plant where there is possible exposure to noise, chemical solutions, and dust and differential temperatures.

Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company's innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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