US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
06 Jan 2020
Cobham – San Jose is seeking an Intern to support Mechanical Engineering. In this internship, you will work in a highly motivated team to help support Mechanical Engineering projects. This will be a 3-month summer internship. Role is located in San Jose, CA and no relocation will be provided.  

• Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area, assist in the completion of engineering tasks.
• Support experimental set ups and tests related to mechanical design, process and manufacturing.
• Assist in applying mechanical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve problems.
• Work with mechanical engineers to design, document, and update mechanical parts and fixtures.
• Aid in the converting of legacy files (2D) into 3D models and verify accuracy of existing 3D models.

Minimum Requirements: 
• Junior or Senior year pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0
• Experience with 3D modeling software (preferably SolidWorks) and a 2D CAD package such as DraftSight or AutoCAD.
• Must show definite interest and desire to work on mechanical related problems and improvements in a manufacturing environment.  
• Ability and desire to work hands-on in a team environment is necessary.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are required to work with a wide variety of people.
• Ability to provide proof of US Citizenship and/or US Permanent Residency required.


Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas. In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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