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2018/19 Mechanical Engineering New Grad

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Filter by Date: Feb 3, 2019

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 42935 

All Locations: Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico); Alexandria, VA (Virginia); Arlington, VA (Virginia); Asheville, NC (North Carolina); Aurora, CO (Colorado); Aurora, CO (Colorado); Boulder, CO (Colorado); Cape Canaveral, FL (Florida); Chantilly, VA (Virginia); Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado); Columbia, MD (Maryland); Crystal City, VA (Virginia); Dayton, OH (Ohio); Denver, CO (Colorado); El Segundo, CA (California) ; Fairfax, VA (Virginia); Falls Church, VA (Virginia); Greenbelt, MD (Maryland); Herndon, VA (Virginia); Hill AFB, UT (Utah); Houston, TX (Texas) ; Huntsville, AL (Alabama); Kennedy Space Center, FL (Florida); Kirtland AFB, NM (New Mexico); Los Angeles, CA (California); McGregor, TX (Texas); McLean, VA (Virginia); Offutt AFB, NE (Nebraska); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Pasadena, CA (California); Patrick AFB, FL (Florida); Peterson AFB, CO (Colorado); Rosslyn, VA (Virginia); Schriever AFB, CO (Colorado); Silver Spring, MD (Maryland); Springfield, VA (Virginia); Suitland, MD (Maryland); Sunnyvale, CA (California); Vandenberg AFB, CA (California); Washington, DC (District of Columbia); Wright-Patterson AFB, OH (Ohio) 


A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


Have you dreamed of working with cutting-edge space technology and a career filled with work that matters? Do you want to focus on technology and make a real impact for your customers' most challenging problems? Hiring new graduates is a key strategy in Aerospace’s college recruiting program. Aerospace offers a variety of challenging roles for qualified candidates with recent Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degrees in multiple Engineering disciplines. Work locations include but are not limited to CA, CO, VA, MD, FL, NM, and TX.

Applying to this Mechanical Engineering New Graduate requisition will put you in a candidate pool that will give you visibility to all college recruiters and hiring managers with Mechanical Engineering opportunities nationwide. Our recruiters are looking forward to working with you to fulfill your career goals by identifying the best Mechanical Engineering New Graduate opportunity for you.


  • Participates with an interdisciplinary team in ongoing research or technical programs with academic collaboration partners.
  • Applies standard techniques and procedures to carry out a series of prescribed scientific and/or engineering tasks.
  • Training and mentorship will be provided.


Performance standards to be successful in this internship position include:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations



  • Candidates must be within 12 months of their graduation date. 
  • Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. from an accredited college/university program in one of the following:  
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics
    • Thermal Engineering
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance
  • US Citizenship required



  • GPA 3.5 or higher 
  • Active security clearance
  • Prior internship or research experience in a related field
  • Leadership and teamwork experience 
  • Extracurricular activities (campus organizations, clubs, student organizations, community service) 
  • Coursework or interest in the following subjects:
    • Applied Mechanics
    • Cryogenics
    • Dynamics/ Structural Dynamics
    • Electromechanical control
    • Embedded control systems
    • Fluid mechanics
    • Guidance, navigation, and control
    • Heat Transfer
    • Mechanical systems/Mechanisms 
    • Ordnance
    • Structures
    • Test and evaluation
    • Thermodynamics
    • Two-phase flow
    • Vibroacoustics, shock, and vibration

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Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.


From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.


Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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