Intern - Engineering, Ballistics
Huntsville, AL 
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Intern - Engineering, Ballistics
Location US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID 18404
Category Engineering - Other

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking to fill an Engineering Intern - Ballistics for Summer 2022 in its Huntsville, AL Defense Headquarters.

We are an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for our customers in the aerospace and defense markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

This is a summer intern position that supports the Ballistics Department.

After orientation and training, the intern will perform entry-level engineering tasks on rocket propulsion projects.

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

The candidate must be able to operate effectively in a team environment.


Candidate must be currently enrolled in a B.S. or M.S. program in Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (or related discipline) and returning to school upon completion of the assignment.

Preferred Qualifications

Solid academic track record of accomplishment

Working knowledge of Microsoft Software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Leadership & teamwork skills

Interest and Coursework in Propulsion, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics

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.

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

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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The Aerojet Rocketdyne official policy and my personal commitment has been and shall continue to be that equal employment opportunity is provided in employment and advancement for all persons regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran and persons with a disability, at all employment levels, including the executive level.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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