Fall 2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Interns and Co-Ops
Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2023
Location: Crossville, TN
About the Role
Whisper Aero is a next-generation, air propulsion company that delivers thrust more cleanly, efficiently, and quietly than ever before.
Whisper is seeking undergraduate and graduate interns for 2023 Spring, Summer, and Fall internships. Internships are available across all groups, including: Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, Aerodynamic Design, Ground Test, Flight Test, and Product. In the internship role, you will be responsible for developing projects from inception through implementation, owning your work, assisting and learning from engineering mentors, and working across groups. Interns are provided housing and competitive pay.
The ideal candidate is someone who is:
comfortable working in a fast paced team
proactive and inquisitive
an owner of projects from inception to implementation
a leader in university engineering competition teams or organizations
involved in academic research in their field of study
We are always on the look for superstars. If none of these positions feel like a fit, but you feel strongly about our mission and our team, we encourage you to still reach out!
What You’ll Do:
Use first principles to determine the validity of an idea (for example: back-of-the-envelope hand calcs or a basic physics model)
Design mechanical systems, test equipment, aircraft, or computational models
Communicate with other groups to integrate designs and frameworks
Lead design reviews
Be mentored and trained by senior engineers
What You’ll Need:
U.S. Person status is required, as this position may access export controlled data
Pursuing a BS or MS in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related discipline
Proficient with discipline-specific software: CAD (SolidWorks preferred), Python, LabView, EAGLE, AVL, OpenVSP, FlightStream, MTFLOW, MISES, MSES, Julia, FORTRAN
Experience with projects in field of study
Strong analytical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
A willingness to work on tasks outside your primary job functions
Experience in rapid prototyping, designing to take full advantage of 3D printing tools
Drone or model aircraft experience
Experience designing tooling, test fixtures, and ground equipment
Experience constructing, running, and validating models
Experience designing electronic assemblies
Private Pilot or Remote Pilot Certificate Holder
Passion for aviation
Whisper Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Whisper Aero also participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Identify a role that’s a solid fit. We realize that perfect fits are hard to find, so if something doesn’t exactly line up, but you believe you could be the one, you should still consider applying.
Read through our values. We want every one of our team members to be a culture add. This means sharing our core values and the way we work.
Prepare your application. If you’ve found a job fit AND think you’ll be a culture add, we’d love to hear from you.
with the following subject line
[name_of_the_role] first_name last_name for Whisper Aero
ex. [CFD Engineer] Jane Doe for Whisper Aero
Attach reference materials
• Portfolio of prior work
• Links to your LinkedIn, website, and/or Github repo
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