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Co-Op - Engineering (Fall 2024)

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United States  Chicago, United States
Internship, Engineering, English

Job Description:


There's never been a more exciting time to join (COMPANY NAME). We're on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose - Connecting People, Uniting the World - is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we're growing - in the years ahead, we'll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our internships are paid, and course credit hours may be considered depending on university's guidelines. Internships include a competitive benefits package sought at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From mentorship opportunities, to benefits like medical insurance, and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind internship experience. Are you ready to travel the world?
At United, we have some of the best aircraft in the world. Our Technical Operations team is full of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities professionals, and supply chain teams that help make sure they're well taken care of and ready to get our customers to their desired destinations. If you're ready to work on our planes, join our Tech Ops experts and help keep our fleet in tip-top shape.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Operations Co-Op intern, you'll work side-by-side with our TO professionals, taking on problems and learning about our industry. Internships are paid and course credit hours may be considered depending on university's guidelines. Technical Operations interns will be placed throughout our system, depending on project / field. Potential placements include but are not limited to: Line & Base Engineering, Interiors Engineering, Avionics, Powerplant Engineering, Structures, Reliability, Digital Fleet Management, and more. And depending on the team, you could be located in: Houston, TX or Chicago, IL. Regardless of your assignment, you will work on projects that will provide you with applicable, real-world experience in one of our many engineering disciplines.
Responsibilities could include the following (dependent on placement):
* Provide aircraft engineering support to line and check aircraft
* Review, evaluate and resolve next steps on manufacturer bulletins, management requests and regulatory requirements on (COMPANY NAME) Airbus/Boeing aircraft
* Prepare cost analysis on projects
* Investigate and provide decisions for non-conformances resulting from in-service failures or maintenance incidents
* Process optimization and mapping out existing gaps and possible mitigations
United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the "desired" qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!


* Must be pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or another related field
* Must have a minimum of 12 semester hours in core degree course work
* Individual should be a rising junior (at minimum) when internship begins
* Must be available for a 5-6 month co-op starting in August
* 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 now or at any point in the future
(COMPANY NAME) is an equal opportunity employer. (COMPANY NAME) recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request accommodation.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Source: Company website
Posted on: 21 Feb 2024
Type of job: Internship
Languages: English
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