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Systems Engineer Co-Op (Fall 2020)

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Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Systems Engineer Co-Op (Fall 2020)

Herndon, VA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Interns will work with a designated mentor or team to gain a thorough understanding of the career field of interest to include theory and practical application of obtained knowledge. The intern will benefit from mentoring, coaching and side-by-side work with knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field. The objective is real, hands-on work assignments related to intern's major, providing them with skills vitally important in today's business environment. Those interested in employment following an internship will be considered based on current openings, performance during internship, and proximity to graduation.

    At SNC's Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers toelectronic warfare and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers' challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies, and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS


    • Establishes learning objectives with mentor/supervisor
    • Supports assignments that represent general tasking in the field of interest
    • Occasionally takes on special projects as assigned by the mentor/supervisor
    • Establishes fundamental business/technical foundation through practice of internal processes and procedures
    • Job shadows at all levels in the field
    • Creates documentation to support team activity
    • Performs technical research
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  • Qualifications

    Must Haves:

    • Enrolled in Bachelor's degree or Master's in Systems Engineering or related Engineering discipline
    • Technical skills complimentary to the field of interest
    • Strong skills in Word, Excel and Visio; Access is a plus
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
    • Presentation skills using Powerpoint helpful
    • Strong organization skills
    • Detail oriented

    Nice to haves:

    • Experience with Magic Draw

    At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

  • Industry
    Defense and Space
  • About Us

    Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) delivers customer-focused technologies and best-of-breed systems integrations in the aerospace, national security & defense sectors. Applications span navigation/guidance, communications, electronic warfare and threat detection, cybersecurity, infrastructure protection and commercial space.