Calspan Corporation

Mechanical Engineering Internship - Flight Research Group

Job Locations US-NY-Niagara Falls
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Calspan takes great pride in our ability to attract, recruit, and develop extraordinary talent. We are currently looking for exceptional students to fill our 2023 Summer Internship Program. Calspan’s interns will contribute to exciting projects in both the aerospace and automotive industries and have the opportunity to participate in professional development sessions led by subject matter industry leaders. We are looking for a motivated student to join our team as a Mechanical Engineering Intern!


  • Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional concept layouts of unique, one-off aircraft modifications. These include cabin modifications to integrate test equipment, as well as
    structural and outer mold-line modifications to accommodate installation of customer externally mounted test articles
  • Independently lead the mechanical development of component and assembly designs, provide design substantiation, and support documentation packages for FAA airworthiness approval
  • Support flight test planning and flight test activities with key design limitations and restrictions
  • Document new designs by way of 3D-models, 2D-drawings and engineering reports
  • Interact and coordinate with team members of varying disciplines in a professional and efficient manner.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program at accredited college or university
  • Must have completed (3) years of undergraduate studies by May 2023 (students graduating in May 2023 or graduate students will not be considered)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAD Modeling - NX

Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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