The purpose of an internship at Woodward is to provide students with the opportunity to gain exposure and “real life” business acumen within the Aerospace and Energy Industry. Our internships also provide students with the opportunity to learn and gain practical experience and to work in areas related to their academic and/or career interests. Gain hands-on experience while working on challenging projects, network with professionals and learn from some of the brightest minds in business.
The experience also gives the intern opportunity for potential full-time employment with the company.
Projects will include:
validation engineering process creation, including information and physical hardware flow; improvement to product testing methods and standardization
Utilize engineering coursework and knowledge to contribute to both customer and internal projects
Interact effectively with team members on a daily basis. Share opinions and ask questions relevant to the work and/or his or her study program
Complete tasks on computer using MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and Power Point
Work independently on assigned tasks with some supervisory oversight
Recognize problems which are beyond intern’s capabilities and learn from the experts in the area
Work assigned tasks to meet schedule and may coordinate details with other departments
Maintain good attendance and perform other related duties as assigned
Present year-end presentation of Woodward internship experience
Other functions will vary based on the assigned work area
May rotate assignments to gain additional business experience
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Competent skills in problem solving and trouble-shooting
Competent in the use of PCs, MS Office Programs and other associated software
Ability to effectively operate in a team environment
Effective time management skills
Solid knowledge of the English language with the ability to speak, read and write along with good listening skills
Possess high motivation, flexibility and ability to work on his/her own
Education or Formal Training
Must be at least a Sophomore in an accredited College or University program and have a 3.0 grade point average.
Must be in an Engineering focused degree program
No experience required. Previous internship or other working experience, a plus.
Materials and Equipment Used
Materials and Equipment used will depend on the specific job assignment. In general, most positions will use:
PC'S including word processing applications, spreadsheets and Woodward proprietary applications
Standard hand tools and measuring devices
Standard office equipment (Copiers, Fax Machines, etc.)
Working Environment/ Physical Activities
Work is generally performed in a normal office environment; however, depending on the location or job assignment, the job may take the member into various areas of the plant where there is possible exposure to noise, chemical solutions, and dust and differential temperatures.
Woodward is a multinational company with leading edge technology, headquartered in Fort Collins, CO - USA. We are an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions for commercial and military aircraft, turbines, reciprocating engines, and electrical power system equipment. Global customers in the aerospace, power and process industries, and transportation markets rely on Woodward technology to make their equipment more efficient and reliable minimizing environmental impact.
Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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