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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Intern - Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) in Germantown, Maryland

Job ID: 100773

The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies. From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

DRS Signal Solutions, Inc. specializes in communications-surveillance products that meld both RF and DSP technologies and is a leading worldwide supplier of high-quality signal-intercept equipment. We provide creative RF solutions to the Department of Defense and prime contractors. The facility designs and manufactures HF, VHF, and SHF tuners and receivers, demodulators, direction finders and wireless intercept solutions.

Job Location Germantown. MD

Job Summary

Paid internship opportunity for Summer 2021 ! We're looking for highly organized, eager to learn Electrical or Mechanical Engineering students with at least 1 year of college complete. In this role, you will work with technicians and test engineers to evaluate and help design more efficient test fixtures and help create and manage a visual inventory database of existing RF and Microwave components. This opportunity is located in our Germantown, MD office (please note housing assistance is not available).

Job Responsibilities

  • Help create and manage a visual inventory database of existing RF and Microwave components

  • Work with technicians and test engineering to evaluate and help design more efficient test fixtures

  • Work closely with and assist engineers in the conduct of various engineering assignments

  • Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the Company and also learn new things

  • Conduct limited scope testing under the supervision of engineers

  • Gather and assemble data for engineers

  • May be required to help in research in a particular field

  • Conduct design analysis and/or calculations under the supervision of engineers

  • Assist engineers with appropriate design details

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network

  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current BS Engineering student (rising Sophomore-Senior)

  • Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred

  • Knowledge of LabView and Excel

  • Must be highly organized, self motivated, diligent, hardworking, and quick to learn

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • RF knowledge preferred

  • Must be able to work in the Germantown office for approx. 90 days (we work a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off)

  • Please note housing/relocation assistance is NOT available

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.