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Intern/Co-Op - Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering Majors (Summer 2018)

Req #: WHQ00011799-KA
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Ready to join one of the world's leading airlines? As a part of the United team, you'll learn everything you need to take your career higher. We are hiring interns for the summer term where you will work side by side with our engineers, tackling problems and learning about our industry.

Internships are paid, and course credit hours may be considered depending on university’s guidelines. Interns are eligible for travel privileges, and some may be eligible for a one-time relocation stipend.

Interns are placed throughout our system, depending on the project / discipline. Following are possible locations:

Houston, TX                                    Chicago, IL

San Francisco, CA                          Orlando, FL 


• Provide aircraft engineering support to line and check aircraft 
• Review, evaluate, and determine next steps on manufacturer bulletins, management requests and regulatory requirements on United Airlines Airbus/Boeing aircraft
• Prepare cost analysis on projects
• Investigate and provide decisions for non-conformances resulting from in-service failures or maintenance incidents

  • Must be currently enrolled full-time in an Aeronautical/Aerospace, Mechanical, Material Science or related engineering degree program
  • Must have a minimum of 12 semester hours in core engineering course work
  • Individual must be a sophomore (or higher) when internship begins
  • Summer internships occur for 12 weeks and have flexible start dates in May and June. Interns are expected to be onsite during this time
  • If relocation is required, students must be willing to relocate and pay for own housing. If needed, United will provide air transportation to/from internship location
  • Work related travel may be required, individuals must be able to travel without any restrictions
  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship
  • If you are a current United Airlines employee -- please note that if you are selected for this opportunity, you may need to resign from your current role in order to fulfill this commitment


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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