ViaSat, Inc. Intern - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Intern - Mechanical Engineer

14794BR

Atlanta, GA

Job Responsibilities

Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. ViaSat Mechanical Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.

Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely ViaSat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

This is your opportunity to work hands-on throughout the summer and see your projects put into production! You will gain great exposure to content experts along the way, who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of the summer you will get to show off your accomplishment through presentations you’ve developed for our Founders and other key leaders. We provide a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.

ViaSat Impact:

  • Residential broadband service – over 700K customers and growing

  • ViaSat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite

  • Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like JetBlue and United Airlines

  • Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government, military, critical infrastructure & utilities)

As a Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for mechanical design of communication electronics products and test fixtures, from conceptual design and analysis through transition to production, for defense and commercial applications. You will also create solid models of equipment, analyze hardware as required to meet customer environment, and assist with product testing.

Requirements

  • Currently pursing a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience with standard industry CAD software.SolidWorks or SolidEdge preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard drafting practices.

  • US citizenship required

  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week internship

Preferences

This convenient location allows easy access to downtown Atlanta, as well as the mountains and parks of north Georgia. Well known as a delightful place to live and work, this area presents all the sports, cultural, and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.

If you don’t want to spend your summer job-shadowing and getting coffee for people, apply for your internship with ViaSat. Our internships are well-rounded with hands on experience, guidance from leaders in the industry, continued education and really exciting events. Please take a minute to submit your resume. We will let you know once we’ve received it and will follow up with you if there is a possible match. This could be the start of something amazing!

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ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.