Aerojet Rocketdyne Intern , Engineering (Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineering) in Orlando, Florida


Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace in Orlando, FL is seeking an Aerospace or Electrical Engineering student for a part-time internship role to support the Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Systems team. This internship role does not have to be tied to a specific semester and it is desired that it extend beyond a single semester.

At this location, we produce high complexity (low volume) Single, Two and Three stage target missiles. In this role, the intern may work tasks related to Modeling and Simulation, flight controls, trajectory development and autopilot analysis.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under direct supervision:

35% - Modeling and Simulation updates.

35% - Trajectory tuning and development.

10% - Autopilot design and analysis.

20% - Data review support of System Level testing.


Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited engineering program.

US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level as needed (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • General knowledge of aerospace and/or control systems.

  • Comfortable using MATLAB/Simulink.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance.

  • Tactical or Strategic Missile guidance and control experience/coursework.

  • Modeling and Simulation experience/coursework.

  • Experience using MATLAB/Simulink, C, or C++.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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Job ID 14591

Category Intern - Engineering