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University Programs: Fabrication Lab Intern

***Great opportunity for current college students entering their Junior or Senior year by Fall 2020 or college graduate students (entering or currently enrolled) in a graduate program by Fall 2020. If you are not a current college or graduate student, please visit our other opportunities at and apply!***

Job Description:
This engineering fabrication shop intern position will provide experience with general machining operations, CNC programming, will interface with design engineers in support of producing engineering prototype parts and assemblies for multiple programs. There will also be opportunities for learning to make tight tolerance sheet metal parts and mechanical assemblies.

For Multi-Level Intern Requisitions:
This position can be a Salary Grade of G04, G05 or NUG based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

  • G04 (College Junior by Fall 2020) - must have completed 60 hours of college
  • G05 (College Senior by Fall 2020) - must have completed 90 hours of college
  • NUG (Post- Graduate-Masters-PhD by Fall 2020) - must have an undergraduate degree and currently enrolled or about to enroll in a graduate degree program

Required Skills:
  • Must be a college Junior, Senior or Graduate student by Fall 2020
  • Ability to read Blueprints, Parts drawings, Sketches, Assembly Drawings, BOM’s and product specifications
  • A desire to create Mechanical parts and assemblies from sketches or detailed drawings utilizing specification requirements, and a BOM in close collaboration with program engineers
  • A working knowledge of the capabilities of milling machines, lathes, drill presses, grinders, cut-off saws, and other shop tools.
  • Able to be trained to create tight tolerance precision machined parts paying attention to detail while meeting timing and cost constraints
  • Basic math and geometry problem solving skills
  • Experience using Microsoft office including Excel and Word
  • Experience using basic measuring tools including Micrometers, Calipers, Height Gage and Multi-axis measurement tools
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime when schedules permit to meet deadlines
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)
  • Experience in a fast pace, deadline driven machine shop environment
  • Experience programming and running CNC machines
  • Experience working with Pro-E or other CAD CAM tools
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal direction to produce hardware that will meet the engineers requirements
  • Support Raytheon engineering meetings and special events throughout the year as possible to boost networking opportunities and expand their sphere of influence
  • 1 to 3 years of machine shop experience
  • Able to work independently but know when to stop and ask the right questions
  • a self-starter
  • Experience with making parts for electronic and mechanical assemblies
  • Active Secret clearance (or is capable of obtaining a secret clearance within 3 to 6 months of accepting the position).
  • Enjoys Multitasking, is willing and can handle supporting work projects and excel in school work simultaneously
  • Experience using sheet metal equipment. Brakes, punches, shear, is able to make enclosures holding tolerances of .005” minimum.

Required Education: Currently pursuing a BS / BA degree from a four-year university and entering as a college Junior or Senior year OR pursuing a MS / MA / PhD by Fall 2020. Must be working towards a degree in engineering, supply chain, logistics, science, mathematics major, or equivalent technical discipline. Must be appropriate grade level listed above

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
United States
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