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Raytheon Technologies Summer Internship: Hardware Engineering (Junior / Senior / Post Grad) in Forest, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) designs and develops electronics and test equipment for RF, EW, Communications and EO sensors. The Center provides engineering, technology development, and manufacturing support for an extensive line of airborne, ground, and space-based systems.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

  • Review, develop and implement process improvements on components, materials and mechanical specifications and assembly drawings

  • Perform analysis, qualification and acceptance testing on components, material, optical assemblies and mechanical fixtures and/or structures

  • Provide manufacturing/process engineering support to mechanical assemblies, fixtures and/or structures, Circuit Card Assembly (CCAs) and optical assemblies

  • Review designs for producibility and affordability

You will learn frequent use and application of technical standards, ethics, concepts and techniques. You will be expected to provide recommendations to a variety of technical problems of appropriate scope and complexity, working under general supervision.

Effective candidates should expect to be immersed in a enthusiastic, team-based, and challenging technical environment where an team member with ability and initiative can thrive.

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 2021) - must have completed 60 hours of college

• G05 (College Senior by Fall 2021) - must have completed 90 hours of college

• NUG (Post- Graduate-Masters-PhD by Fall 2021) - must have an undergraduate degree and currently enrolled or about to enroll in a graduate degree program

Security Clearance & Other Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


  • Must be a college Junior, Senior or Graduate student by Fall 2021

  • Basic/fundamental mechanical engineering classes

  • Experience working within a team environment

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders

  • Experience with MS Office tool suite

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with design, assembly, and integration of mechanical and/or optical systems

  • Ability to demonstrate delivery quality and timely results

  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to multi-task

  • Ability to apply basic principles, theories, and concepts within the mechanical, chemistry or material engineering fields and general knowledge of other related disciplines

  • Have deep technical aptitude as shown by excellent grades or hands on experience

  • Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects

  • Be a hands on person with ability to work with production equipment

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education:

Currently pursuing a BS / BA degree from a four-year university and entering as a college Junior or Senior OR pursuing a MS / MA / PhD by Fall 2021.

Must be working towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Material Engineering, Engineering Technology, Physics, or equivalent technical discipline.

Must be appropriate grade level listed above.


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.