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Engineering High School Intern

Owego, New York; Stratford, Connecticut

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

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Engineering High School Intern

Owego, New York; Stratford, Connecticut

Job ID: 627494BR Date posted: Jan. 25, 2023 Locations: Owego, New York; Stratford, Connecticut
Description:Looking for a career with purpose? that challenges your mind, grows your skills and makes a difference in our world? Do you pride yourself on solving problems that others think are impossible? If you answered yes to these questions, then please consider joining Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Owego, NY. We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic candidates striving to succeed in a career that develops new skills while performing a variety of tasks to include analysis, problem solving, and critical thinking. This employment opportunity with Lockheed Martin includes on-the-job mentorship by some of the brightest engineers in the defense industry who will challenge you to grow your skills in computer, electrical, or mechanical systems, software development, integration and/or testing.
An intern in this position will work closely with a team of engineers in a technical application area such as military aircraft avionics, mission systems, sensor subsystems, mission planning, simulation or automation. Assigned Engineering tasks may include (depending on assignment):
- Software/Computer: Requirements analysis, design, code, software unit test, documentation reviews and updates, testing of recent engineering releases.
- Systems: System design, requirements generation from customer requirements, hardware and software integration and test.
- Electrical: Electrical schematic and cable harness assembly, assist with lab build, integration, and test, edit designs with AutoCAD or Zuken E3, bill of material entry
- Mechanical: Mechanical detailed part design with 3D Modeling and 2D drawings, assist with lab build, integration, and test, bill of material entry

Candidates that have a strong desire to engage in teamwork and understand the fundamentals of engineering are encouraged to apply.
Basic Qualifications:
- Positive attitude and a willingness to learn a variety of new skills & tools

- Good communication skills

- Excels in both team & individual work

- Good working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

- Some programming using languages such as Python, C, C++, or Java (for some positions)

- Participation in STEM extra-curricular activities such as Science Olympiad, FIRST Robotics, Career Days, field trips, or summer camps

- Intentional participation in STEM elective courses in Junior/Senior high school

Candidates that have a strong desire to engage in teamwork and understand the fundamentals of engineering are encouraged to apply.
Desired Skills:
These vary depending on position but could include:

* Experience with embedded or Linux operating systems, shell scripting

* Working knowledge of electronic measurement equipment

* Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or Zuken E3 and/or Windchill tools

* Familiarity with systems engineering processes

* High School course work or lab experience in one or more of the following is highly desirable: design, software, robotics or other competition teams related to engineering projects

* Strong Math background

* Broad background outside of STEM such as sports, music, arts Clearance Level: None Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings. Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process. Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits. Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Miscellaneous Engineering Type: Part-Time Shift: First
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