thermal analysis

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is currently seeking engineering students to join our 2022 summer intern program in Palo Alto, CA. RF Active/Passive mechanical & RF subcontracts engineering is comprised of various roles that contribute to the development, production, and test of space borne RF equipment. These roles design, implement, and deliver payload subsystems, supporting all aspects of the design process. This includes CAD design work, documentation, production support and production tooling. The subcontracts engineers manage the development of externally procured equipment. All roles involve significant collaboration with interdisciplinary teams from multiple subsystems.

Life with Us

Your Project:

Mechanical engineering interns will be performing the following tasks:

  • Design of RF Active and/or Passive units

  • Support of RF Subcontracts working with outside vendors

  • Preparing and presenting materials in design reviews

  • Performing mechanical and thermal analysis

  • Supporting the production floor as needs arise

Placement of individual intern within this role will be based on intern's background, intern's areas of interest and Maxar need.

What Our Internship Program Offers:

Our 12-to-13 week internship program provides students with hands-on experience in a variety of disciplines. From robotics to data science, Maxar offers opportunities to gain valuable skills and mentorship by working with cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading experts on real missions. In addition to competitive hourly pay, we provide cross-functional lunch-and-learn sessions, professional development workshops, social events and an executive speaker series. Currently, our 2022 internship program is set to be on-site and in-office.

Minimum requirements for this position:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with completion of 2 years or more, in mechanical or aerospace engineering or related discipline.

These skills would be amazing:

  • Familiarity with CAD systems such as CREO and/or AutoCad

  • Familiarity with Analysis tools such as FE Map and/or Nastran/Patran

  • Familiarity with Electronics packaging techniques

  • Ability to learn quickly and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and leadership skills

  • Experience working in a production setting building a product

  • Experience in the aerospace industry

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$15.10 - $25.16 hourly.


Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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United States, Palo Alto, CA
Posted 2 months ago
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