🚀 Internship

Engineering Industrial Placement

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £20K
Rolling basis


As an industrial placement student at Collins Aerospace you will have the opportunity to work on exciting aerospace projects which will help develop your engineering and personal skills in a practical environment.

These projects may lead to the opportunity to work in some of the following engineering functions:

  • Detailed and Concept Design
  • Mechanical / Electronic Systems
  • Stress Analysis
  • Simulation and Performance Analysis
  • Product Qualification and Test
  • Design
  • Reliability & Safety
  • Materials
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Area of Responsibilities



  • System level design including architecture and performance analysis
  • Participation in test rig design, test rig commissioning and system testing
  • Produce design schemes including CAD models, assemblies and 2D drawings for concept and detail designs
  • Carry out design calculations such as thermal growth, hoop and tensile stress, thread loading and tolerance analysis to support concept and detail designs
  • Perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) on complex components to support concept and detailed design
  • Liaise closely with other project teams such as materials, manufacturing, sourcing with respect to new designs or design changes
  • Promote a career in Collins Aerospace and Engineering to the next generation through events and activities with schools and universities.
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  • Undergraduate studying Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace), Maths or Physics with a predicted grade 2:1 or higher.
  • Hold Maths A Level Grade C or above

The successful candidates will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong technical knowledge which can be applied to aerospace mechanical systems and manufacturing
  • Self-Motivated
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise own work
  • Ability to build strong relationships and be a team player
  • A can do, find a way, attitude
  • Experience of delivering high quality work to a deadline
  • Creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence
  • Must display initiative and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically the use of Microsoft Excel to filter, clean, identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in data
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