Mechanical Engineer Intern

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #9682 24-Aug-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

As a Mechanical Engineer Intern, you will be part of a team that is responsible for the mechanical design and testing of antenna systems for mobile satellite telecommunications on board of various types of platforms, such as land vehicles, aircraft and fixed terminals. You will be responsible for the design for manufacturability and environmental requirements as well as verification (analysis and testing), design reviews, and productization. You will be empowered to coordinate with a dynamic, multi-functional team with strong personal ownership and vision to meet our performance requirements and drive innovation.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with standard industry CAD software
  • Basic knowledge of industry standard drafting practices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks/SolidEdge CAD software
  • Geometric Design & Tolerancing (GD&T) knowledge
  • Solid understanding of metal fabrication processes, especially machining, casting, welding, and sheet forming processes
  • Previous experience with RTCA DO-160G Environmental Testing for Airborne Equipment
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

Worker Classification:


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