BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, is hiring Mechanical Engineering Co-ops. In this role, you will work with a team of mechanical and electrical engineers and technicians. Co-ops integrate into these teams, becoming an integral, vital part of the problem-solving group. You will be involved in design, prototype construction, testing and test reporting.
Typical projects at BAE involve the development of new products and new processes. The projects flow from requirements and specification development with customers to delivery of prototype products. In this role, you may meet with the customer to discuss requirements, participate in the concept design of a product to meet the requirements, participate in the acquisition and assembly of the prototype, testing of the prototype along with redesign work and retesting, and performance evaluation, suggesting improvements, and assisting in reporting results to the customer. We try to align projects with your education and experience level.
Housing is not provided for this position. Students must be willing to commit to at least two semesters (either consecutive or rotational). More would be preferred.
Required Skills and Education
Must be enrolled in an accredited Mechanical Engineering or similar degree program from an ABET accredited school.
Must have completed a year of college before beginning of co-op.
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Must be able to commit to at least two semesters (either consecutive or rotational).
Preferred Skills and Education
Familiarity with 3-D modeling program, such as SolidWorks or AutoDesk or CREO.
Familiarity with Matlab or MathCAD.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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