General Dynamics Land Systems

Intern - Materials Engineering

  • Requisition Number:5402

  • Position Type:Intern

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Department:SSWV Mechanical Engineering - L9642 (Direct)

  • Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:Less than 1 year

Position Description:

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 and polymeric materials

  • Mechanical / physical testing of materials

  • Design and testing of non-ballistic survivability technologies

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

Position Requirements:

Job 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.

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.



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