Intern - Materials and Processes Engineering
Redmond, WA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern - Materials and Processes Engineering
Location US-WA-Redmond
Job ID 18407
Category Intern - Engineering

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Summer 2022 Intern in Materials and Processes (M&P) Engineering at our Redmond, WA location.

We are a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to our space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our website at

This role will be responsible for providing materials related technical support to product teams, receiving inspection materials testing, wet chemistry analysis, metallography, hardware cleanliness verification, processing development support, failure analysis, and manufacturing process development.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

70% - Provide Materials Engineering support for propulsion hardware design, fabrication and test. Assist in the selection of materials for product application, the calculation of design allowables from literature and experimental data, the performance of material properties testing, and the generation of technical reports and presentations to document technical conclusions/findings.

30% - Coordinate test activities in the laboratories.


Must be enrolled in a BS or MS program in Material Science, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related major, and be returning to school following the internship.

Preferred Qualifications

Completed junior year of study by the time the internship begins

Ability to work in a team oriented environment

Excellent problem solving skills

Organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

Strong computer knowledge

Solid academic track record

Hands-on experience with Metallography, AAS, UV-VIS Spectrometry, FTIR equipment, Ion Chromatography, or Automated titrators

Some experience in an industrial setting (i.e co-op or internship), as well as demonstrated proficiency in practical application of engineering principles, or quality systems support

Familiarity with Materials Specifications and working knowledge of ASTM test procedures

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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal 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
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