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R&D/M&P Engineering Internship (Summer 2018)

Spirit AeroSystems

R&D/M&P Engineering Internship (Summer 2018)
Wichita, KS Internship Paid


Each year, Spirit offers interns the opportunity to work alongside industry leaders on cutting-edge projects. By joining Spirit as a Spirit intern, you'll get the chance to:

  • Gain skills, leadership and hands-on experience while exploring careers associated with your field of study.
  • Build relationships with mentors to provide insight into your career goals.
  • Do challenging work on individual and team projects.
  • Network with other students, Spirit employees and the community through planned recreational, volunteer and social activities.

Some of the projects this intern may be working on:

  • Serve as an engineering programmer/analyst within a development team creating Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) applications for commercial airplane design and analysis.
  • Work with the team to capture knowledge of engineering best practices in the form of automated solutions to reduce product definition cost and flow time.
  • Work closely with domain experts to document application inputs, outputs, and design rules.
  • Follow organization software engineering and configuration management processes. Develop and execute software test plans.
  • Maintain KBE applications by providing problem resolution, code and documentation updates, and user technical support.


We seek talented candidates for our internship positions. Ideal candidates should meet the following qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a full-time academic program at an ABET accredited college.

  • Classwork to support R&D and materials classes

  • Current sophomore, junior or grad student standing. Seniors should apply to entry level requisitions.

  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • U.S Person status

About Us

Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft.