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Raytheon Technologies Materials Engineering Co-op (Summer/Fall 2021) in Fort Worth, Texas

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United States of America


HTX17: Landing Gear - Fort Worth 2901 Northern Cross Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, 76137 USA

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!


In this position, you will report to the Materials and Process Technology (M&PT) Manager. As the M&PT Intern, you will be assigned short and long term work assignments, under supervision of an M&PT Senior Engineers, in areas of metallurgy, destructive testing, and research & development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate scanning electron microscope, optical microscope, hardness testers and any other equipment available at your universities Materials Engineering Center independently.

  • Assist in conducting metallurgical failure analysis of in-service aircraft landing gear components and parts in a laboratory setting.

  • Assist in characterizing additively manufactured plastics and metallic parts.

  • Assist in evaluating non-destructive inspection techniques of additive manufactured parts.

  • Prepare reports and present regular project status updates.

  • Adherence to safety and quality policies.

  • Foster strong internal customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility.

  • Support special projects and perform other duties as required.


  • Successful completion of three years of a four year University Bachelor’s program in Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. Knowledge in the fields of aerospace Materials and Chemistry are required to perform effectively in this position. Since this position will require interaction with other Engineers in the M&PT Group, and Engineers from other disciplines, an individual with excellent communication skills is required.

  • Courses in thermodynamics, mechanics of materials, electron microscopy, and/or crystallography, is an asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • A passion for advancing human flight

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

Successful candidates must meet all requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. Must be eligible to work in USA.

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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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.