Textron 2018 Summer Internship – Military Programs Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

2018 Summer Internship – Military Programs Engineer


Join the Bell Mission

Bell Helicopter is an iconic company with superbtalent that uses innovation to drive all essential business functions. Oursuperior designs have created world-class commercial and military aircraftcurrently flying in 120 different countries. Great ideas come from everyfunction of the company and there are no barriers to exploring and testing thelimits. At Bell Helicopter, exceptional talent collides with exceptionalleadership; empowering employees to execute and make a global impact.

A Day in the Life of aMilitary Programs Engineer Intern:

Bell Helicopter isseeking engineers to join a dynamic team that is leading the future of verticallift. We are seeking engineers that strive daily for innovation and settle fornothing less than excellence. The MilitaryPrograms Engineer Intern will be assigned to projects related to thefollowing aircraft:

  • V-280 Program (FVL –Future Vertical Lift)

  • V-247 Program (FVL –Future Vertical Lift)

  • V-22 Osprey Program

  • H-1 Program

  • Fire Scout Program

Interns will support engineering personnel inone or a variety of the following areas depending on business need:

Design Team: Interns will work with engineers to support new structural,aeronautical or hydraulic aircraft designs, conduct aircraft structuralanalysis and evaluate flight technologies such as CFD and aircraft handlingqualities.

Testing & Labs: Interns may support the testing of new and full scaleaircraft materials.

Production Support: Interns may support new and future production of Militaryaircraft, review materials used in the manufacturing of the aircraft, and workwith the business to address part and material defects.

Fleet Support: Interns will work with the business to identify aircraft parts andprovide overall support to our military customer requests.


MinimumRequirements for a Military Programs Engineer Intern at Bell:

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Ability to prioritize a variety of assignments.

Education Prerequisites:

  • Must be a current student enrolled in a university and pursuing an Engineering degree at the time of the Summer Intern Program (Mechanical, Software, Electrical, or Aerospace strongly preferred).

  • Must be able to fulfill the full length of the Summer Intern Program (May 29th– August 10th).

  • Will have completed at least 60 credit hours at the time of the Summer Intern Program (May 2018).

  • 3.0 minimum GPA.

Ideal Candidates AlsoHave:

  • Specific rotorcraft educational emphasis, passion for the Bell legacy.

  • Automotive or other mechanical hands-on experience, flying (manned or unmanned), computer programming, robotics.

  • General aircraft knowledge, grasp of basic engineering principles.

  • Member of national societies like AHS, AIAA, etc.

  • Enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn.

  • Leadership, ability to manage conflict, deal with ambiguity, flexible, adaptable, able to execute.

  • Collaborative, communication, motivation, hard work, determination, humble, strive for excellence, dependable.

  • Knowledge of CATIA or other Computer Aided Design programs, Nastran/Patran, MATLAB, C .

  • MatLab, Fortan, SQL.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Helicopter

Schedule Part-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 255652