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Parsons Corporation Mechanical Engineer Intern in Dahlgren, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to advance your education and have the opportunity to work on large scale engineering projects? Parsons is now accepting applications for an Engineering Co-op Student who have a great attention to detail and ready join a rapidly growing team, enhancing the fabric of our community.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your willingness to work hard will propel your career and opportunities forward. We need our interns to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills

We're not limited to the status quo, how about you? We are always looking for better ways to do things- big things, little things, anything, and everything. We always ask the question, 'How can we improve this?' and we are always looking for like-minded people to join our team. Status Quo and good enough are words that we don't use. We push each other, guide each other and help each other to make everything we do better. We're passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we're successful, and that formula won't be changing! Come join us in helping solve the nations most complex problems!

We are seeking experienced Mechanical Engineers to support the development, test and evaluation of next generation naval systems.


  • Must be enrolled in an engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university and have completed at least one year of study

  • Relevant course work required

  • Literate in PC software, a working knowledge of CAD, and other computer software used to complete design assignments.

  • 3.0 GPA minimum

  • Secret clearance preferred

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance, which requires proof of U.S. citizenship.


  • Coursework and/or experience in the design, development, implementation, and testing of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery specific to high-voltage RF transmitter systems or equipment designed for operation while exposed to high electromagnetic currents and fields.

  • Experience in the fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical components and systems.

  • Experience in the integration of HPM or pulsed power systems into land, air or shipboard applications. Relevant experience in 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software

  • Experience with Digital and analog control systems, power electronics, and electromagnetic Interference (EMI) mitigation techniques.

  • Experience in design, development, test, and evaluation of a wide variety of RF sensors, antennas and systems.

  • Experience with test planning and instrumentation requirements analysis, procurement, configuration, and operation including computer-based data acquisition systems.

  • Experience with systems analysis, technical documentation, maintenance, repair, operation, and support.

  • Experience manufacturing parts to create interfaces with commercial off the shelf systems.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.