Mechanical Engineering Internship - Summer 2021
Mechanical Engineering Intern Job Description
SOFWERX is a venue operated under an agreement between the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and DefenseWERX, designed to increase collaboration and innovation in order to solve the most difficult warfighter problems. SOFWERX is a forum for accelerating delivery of innovative capability, and facilitating capability refinement through exploration, experimentation, and assessment of promising technology. SOFWERX is in the heart of Ybor City, at a neutral, easily accessible facility.
Assist the SOFWERX team in mechanical design of various projects, working closely with a small team on multidisciplinary engineering problems.
− MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SECURITY CLEARANCE
− Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at a local accredited University
− Junior or Senior level, with a current GPA of 3.0 or above
− Must be comfortable operating general shop tools
− Must have experience 3D printing and 3D modeling with Solidworks
− Strong technical and organizational skills
− Excellent written and verbal communication skills
− Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, rapidly changing environment
− Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday
− Position requires a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 20 hours during the Fall and Spring semesters, and up to 30 hours per week during the Summer semester.
− Receive direct supervision from the Chief Technology Officer
− Engage in employee events, such as team building
− Build resume and explore career options
− Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace
− Upon successful completion of internship, will be provided with letter of recommendation
Rate of Pay:
− $14 - $15 per hour depending on experience and year in school
− Opportunity for follow-on internship based on performance