KEYW Corporation

  • Mechanical Engineer Summer Intern

    Job Locations 2 months ago(10/9/2018 10:42 AM)
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    Job Description:
    The KeyW Engineering Development and Special Projects Division (EDSP) in Severn, MD develops hardware solutions and products for the Intelligence Community and DoD missions. 
    A mechanical engineer in EDSP uses knowledge in 3D CAD design, heat transfer, structural mechanics, materials properties, general engineering design principles, geometric tolerance methods, and mechanically and electrically driven failure mechanisms. Our electronics must operate in extreme conditions such as in airplanes, satellites, ships, oil well drilling systems, and automobile engine compartments where they are exposed to extreme temperatures, thermal shock, vibration, structural shock, moisture, corrosion, and other environmental conditions.
    All activities will be designed to give the intern a full understanding of the engineering design lifecycle and insight into the role that Mechanical Engineers play at KeyW. To facilitate their education and the quality of their experience, each intern will be paired one-on-one with a mentor of the same discipline.


    Intern will support electronics packaging design and manufacturing activities. Tasking may include:

    • 3D CAD design and drafting of mechanical/electrical components and assemblies
    • Performing engineering analyses: thermal, structural, tolerance stack-ups
    • Fabricating, assembling and qualifying 1starticle engineering prototypes
    • Designing and conducting laboratory experiments to evaluate material selections and/or advanced electronic packaging manufacturing processes
    • Performing vendor research, selection and interface


    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Required Availability: Full-time 2-3 month summer internship


    Required Qualifications:

    • Must be willing and able to obtain a security clearance
    • Pursing a Bachelors (3rdyear or above) or Masters degree in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science Engineering
    • Cumulative GPA > 3.0/4.0

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience in designing and carrying out experiments (e.g. undergraduate/graduate research, lab coursework)
    • Machine design and drafting experience
    • 3D Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) experience (i.e. Solidworks)
    • Hands-on manufacturing experience (e.g. machining, soldering, etc…)
    • Good writing, communication, and interpersonal skills


    Location:  Severn, MD


    Clearance:  Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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