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Intern - Engineering (Chem Lab)

at Aerojet Rocketdyne in Camden, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on our company, our people, and our mission.

We have an excellent opportunity for an Intern – Engineering (Chem Lab) for Summer 2022 at our Camden, AR location.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

The intern will support senior engineering staff and gain experience and familiarization with Aerojet Rocketdyne projects.

Under direct supervision, the intern performs professional work following a set of policies and procedures for guidance.

This position requires some professional judgment and a limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts.

Performs chemical analyses, routine syntheses, tests, and experiments where procedures are well established.

Completes documentation and writes test reports to document findings.

Summer internships will start in approximately May/June and end in August/September.

Requirements

Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program in Chemistry (or similar major) OR enrolled in an advanced degree program in related major, and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.

Preferred Requirements

3.2 GPA or above

Junior standing or above

Working knowledge of typical Microsoft software applications

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Self-starter with the ability to work with little direction

Solid academic track record of accomplishment

Leadership & teamwork skills

Technical and analytical abilities

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Resident, or other status as a U.S. Person is required.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (accommodationrequest@rocket.com)

Location US-AR-Camden

Job ID 18339

Category Intern – Engineering

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Job Posting: JC191745801

Posted On: Sep 05, 2021

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021