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Internship Alert! Mechanical Engineering

Hey Zags! Here is an excellent summer internship for Mechanical Engineering Students! This a high quality internship with  good pay and housing in Salt Lake City, UT.  The interns will get to work with a GU alumnus and GAMP mentor!  This is a great opportunity for GU students to see the inner workings of a Department of Defense contractor.

Intern, Mechanical Engineering – 040770 

Job Description

L-3 Communications is seeking an engineering student to fill an Intern position for the Mechanical Design Engineering group to assist with technical tasks associated with Department of Defense (DoD) programs. The Intern position provides an opportunity for students currently pursuing a mechanical engineering degree to get hands-on experience working with engineers in a cutting edge electro-mechanical hardware environment. Mechanical design is focused on packaging electronic equipment into a variety of military platforms with  very challenging environments.  Design concerns include thermal, structural, vibration, humidity and reduced size, weight and power.  The student engineer will be called upon to support a variety of hardware engineering activities in this fast-paced multidisciplinary engineering environment.

 

Mechanical engineers at L-3 are involved in the entire design process, from bid & proposal, through design, manufacture, to product support.  The Intern will be assigned to support one of many design engineering teams of 6 to 8 people.  They will receive a variety of tasks in support of the team and will learn from other team members through formal and informal interactions.  The Intern will also be assigned a mentor to provide guidance and to answer questions.  Typical Intern activities may include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Product research and development
  • Trade studies
  • Thermal/structural/tolerance analyses
  • Test development and support
  • Technical presentations and peer reviews
  • Manufacturing documentation
  • Product build support
  • Test fixture design
  • Department software and hardware tool development

 

Intern positions start at the end of the student’s Spring semester and, depending on performance and/or job availability, continues until the start of the student’s Fall semester.

Qualifications

  • The Intern engineer is required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Due to the nature of our work this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • This position requires the successful candidate to be a student currently enrolled in an accredited program leading to a degree in mechanical engineering.
  • Candidate must be at least a Junior in college with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 

Apply online to this position.

 

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

 

Catholic High School Teaching Positions in Utah

TEACHING POSITIONS in UTAH at Juan Diego Catholic High School www.jdchs.org

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 4/24/12

Middle & High School Music Teacher: Now accepting applications for Juan Diego and St. John the Baptist Middle Schools two-thirds teaching position for the 2012-2013 school year.  Teaching duties include the continued development of our jazz, concert and pep bands at various levels in grades 6-12. Eligible candidates must possess a Bachelor Degree in Music Education with emphasis Instrumental Music, and have teaching experience.  Ideal candidate will also be able to teach other high school disciplines for additional one-third position. Applicants must possess an understanding of Catholic values and a commitment to uphold them.  Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303)  and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.

Juan Diego Science Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time science teacher with emphasis in Biological Sciences for the 2012-2013  school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Biology and Biology electives, as well as possess competency teaching a second science area, such as Chemistry or Physics.  Eligible candidates must possess a degree in science (masters level preferred), and have minimum three years teaching experience.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303)  and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org

Juan Diego Math Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time Math teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Algebra, Geometry and Calculus. Eligible candidates must possess a degree in math (masters level preferred), and have minimum three years secondary education experience.  Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303) and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.

Juan Diego Health/PE Teacher Position Opening: Juan Diego Catholic High School is accepting applications for a full-time Health teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.  Ideal candidate will be able to teach 9-12th grade Health, and possibly PE. Eligible candidates must possess a bachelor in education with a major in health or PE..  Ideal candidate will have secondary education experience and be able to teach other disciplines.  Applicant must also possess an understanding and commitment to uphold Catholic values.  Teaching certification preferred, but Utah Certification not immediately required. Interested parties must complete an application (on-line at http://www.jdchs.org/index.lasso?dlink=303) and send a resume, to Dr. Jim Duane, Juan Diego Catholic High School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, Utah, 84020, or call 801-984-7616 or email jimduane@skaggscatholiccenter.org.