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Hot Section Durability - 2023 Intern (Hybrid)

Company: Raytheon Technologies Corp
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

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Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight-designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we're seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you'll find a place where your talent takes flight-beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we'll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that's evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Department Overview

Hot Section Engineering (HSE) at Pratt & Whitney is currently looking for motivated interns in Durability Engineering to join our team in support of commercial, military and industrial gas turbine engines. In HSE, we are responsible for the development of engine components ranging from the combustor, to turbine rotors and airfoils, to major structural cases which operate at substantially elevated temperatures.

In this role, you get exposure to and learn heat transfer, fluids, and lifing technical assessments and analyses. These analyses are necessary to support the design, development, validation, production implementation and management of advanced and operational engines flying across the globe. You will have the opportunity to work with the various hardware, components and systems HSE owns, including: turbine airfoils, combustors, and heat exchangers.

It is an exciting time at Pratt & Whitney! This is a unique opportunity for a college student in Engineering to get some high-quality industry experience and potentially start a long career working state of the art technologies on the best engines in the world.

This intern will be an integral member of the Durability team, working tasks and challenging problems focused on engine safety, reliability, capability, robustness and affordability.

Key Responsibilities

* You will collaborate with small teams and receive mentoring and coaching from experts and senior engineers in the field.

* Assist engineers in performing heat transfer, fluid flow, CFD and optimization analyses on advanced, film cooled gas turbine airfoils.

* Additional responsibilities can include conducting cold flow and water flow tests, documenting hardware distress and analytical model calibration based on test results.

Basic Qualifications

* Enrollment in a B.S. or M.S. degree program in Engineering

* Fluent in English (verbal/written)

* Minimum GPA of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

* Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is highly preferred

* Concentration in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics

* Strong writing, presentation and interpersonal skills are required

* Ability to work in cross-disciplinary teams

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, age or any other federally protected class.

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