Intern- Applications Engineer

We are seeking highly motivated and energetic students to join our team as Materials Science interns. Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You'll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries - such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It's not just a job. It's a career and a path to the future. You'll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Why join us? Your education is just beginning! Our interns have the opportunity to be part of real world business scenarios. Their skills are sharpened as full members of a project team, working alongside leaders in partnership with business unit clients. Interns are assigned projects based on their business unit specifications which will vary depending on location. Some of the highlights as a member of the team are business insights sessions with the Senior Leadership team across the organization, professional development opportunities, and plant tours, and social activities with other interns and colleagues. With over 50 locations across the US, there are opportunities to work in a variety places around the country. Internships typically run from May/June through August.

This position is responsible for providing metallurgical and application engineering support to the Research & Development, Sales and Marketing Teams for Arconic's Extruded products in the aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial industries. The incumbent will work closely with plant personnel, commercial teams, leading projects to develop and leverage new products, processes and alloys. The incumbent will apply technical and metallurgical skills to assist the R&D, metallurgical and quality groups within the Arconic Lafayette facility during the assignment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree or Master's Degree program in Metallurgy, Materials Sciences & Engineering, or related discipline
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Relevant internship/work/research experience

Preferred Qualifications

What are we looking for? We look for interns with:
  • Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement
  • A strong record of team, project and/or people leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
  • The ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Willingness to take initiative to understand the business
  • An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Previous successful experience as an active member of a team
  • A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth

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