Summer 2024 Mechanical Engineering Intern- Princess Anne, MD

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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Peraton is seeking a Summer 2024 Mechanical Engineering Intern in our Princess Anne, MD location to support the Mechanical Engineering Department.


This role is 100% on-site daily in Princess Anne, MD.


The Summer Intern will be given the opportunity to work on flight hardware and flight designs including design, analysis, and testing, as well as apply theoretical knowledge to solve real world engineering problems.



  • Apply theoretical knowledge relating to statics, dynamics, strengths of materials, and mechanical design in the design and analysis of flight and GSE structures as assigned by supervisor or mentor.
  • Creation of manufacturing documents such as part and assembly drawings and Model Based Definition products utilizing SolidWorks.
  • Work with Engineers, Technicians, and machinists in creating and updating technical documents.
  • Coordinate with Production and Machine Shop personnel for fabrication of designed products.
  • Maintain an engineering daily logbook and organize digital files for each project.
  • Practice and learn competent technical professional behavior including memorandum writing, email and calendar usage via Outlook, and report weekly activities to supervisor via status reports.  Present a capstone presentation at end of term to Senior Management.
  • If required, assist with testing in the Environmental Testing Lab.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Must be an active student currently enrolled at an accredited university pursuing a BS/BA or MS/MA degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field.
  • Must have 3-7 semesters of Mechanical college engineering program completed.
  • Exposure to statics, deformable bodies, mechanics of materials.
  • Familiarity with at least 1 CAD software package, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be local to the Princess Anne, MD location and/or able to commute on-site daily.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3.0 and above GPA.
  • Previous hands-on CAD software package experience through an internship.
  • Previous SolidWorks experience.

Target Salary Range

SCA / Union / Intern
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range



An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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