Intern - Materials Engineering

  • General Dynamics Land Systems
  • Sterling Heights, MI, USA
  • Oct 04, 2019
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Summer intern will perform activities as directed by senior engineering staff in any one or more of the following areas

  • Metallurgical analysis and sample preparation
  • Chemical and physical characterization of non-metallic materials
  • Mechanical / physical testing of materials

Summer intern will also work as directed to perform required yearly ISO 9001 review and documentation updates 

Position Requirements:

Candidate should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be adaptable to learning new technologies

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products required

  • Must be willing and able to perform hands-on testing and process development

  • Must be self motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Light lifting up to 30 pounds

  • Candidate ideally should be working on a degree in either Materials Engineering or Materials Science.

Candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Candidate must have achieved Sophomore status (completed Freshman requirements)

  • Candidate must be a minimum of 18 years old

  • Candidate must currently be attending a university or college

  • Candidate must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0

  • Candidate must successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School