Orbital ATK Engineering Co-op in Wallops Island, United States

Engineering Co-op

Multiple Locations:Wallops Island, VA; Dulles, VA; Chandler, AZ; Gilbert, AZ

Categories: Engineering and SciencesCategories: Student Interns


Job Description

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Job ID:KT20172507-40494

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, more than 12,000 employees, and operations in 17 states across the U.S. and in several international locations, Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch or protecting our nation. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, we design, build and deliver space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and much more.We are currently seeking talented individuals for ourEngineering Co-opsat various locations across the United States. Engineering Interns will be given the opportunity gain hands-on engineering experience while applying theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques learned in the classroom. Co-op opportunities available in our Flight Systems and Space Systems groups.

Job Duties:

  • Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the solution of basic analytical engineering problems; such as test, analysis and design.

  • Assist designing and maintaining aerospace, defense and/or flight components, structures, and systems.

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations on technical subjects.

  • Apply programming and computer application skills.

  • Practice and learn technical professional behavior including memorandum writing, email and calendar usage via Outlook.

  • If required, assist with testing in the Environmental Testing Lab.

  • Complete intern-specific projects and perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a B.S. M.S. or PhD in aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, industrial, materials, mechanical engineering, or a closely related discipline.

  • Available to work a full-time schedule for a minimum of six months: full-time through a minimum of one semester.

  • General understanding of fundamental engineering principles, practices, and theories.

  • Interest in working in the space and/or defense industry.

  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Permanent and legal right to work in the U.S. without student visa or sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.0 GPA or higher

Business Groups

  • Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, strategic missile and missile defense and aerospace structures markets. We are a premier manufacturer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small- and medium class space launch vehicles for civil, defense and commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world-class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

  • Orbital ATK Space Systems Group is one of the world’s preeminent satellite builders and advanced space systems providers. We design, manufacture and operate small- to medium-class satellites for communications, imaging, science and national security space applications. We are a market-leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes and are pioneering innovative in-orbit satellite servicing technologies. We are also a premier provider of space-related engineering services to government agencies and laboratories.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Intern

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year

Education:High School/GED