Intern Program Overview
Serco’s Training and Experience Program (STEP) is designed to provide college students an internship opportunity to gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. STEP emphasizes developing the next generation’s workforce. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career with Serco. We will work with you to determine your desired career path and the correct steps to get you to your goals.
Outside of gaining hands-on experience, you will attend training sessions taught by skilled leaders in our company. These training sessions range from finance, personality in the workplace, presentation skills, resume building, and more. In addition, Serco emphasizes being environmentally friendly and making a positive difference in the community. We challenge our interns to develop and execute on at least one group initiative that will benefit the office and/or local community. Projects in the past have included a park cleanup and a recycling drive.
This internship spans over 12 weeks—11 weeks worked with 1 week off for Fourth of July and half days on Fridays. You will work with your mentor to identify the best times for you to come in and leave work. You will work no more than an average of 36 hours a week.
As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will support our Maritime Engineering, Technology & Sustainment (METS) Business Unit which is responsible for industry-leading capabilities in naval ship and submarine design, systems and engineering services, and production support, logistics and in-service sustainment. This complements Serco’s other engineering capabilities in shipboard, shore and systems installation and upgrade services to the Navy.
You will join a team that is responsible for a multitude of projects and design efforts on a multitude of various US Navy and Commercial Contracts. In your role, you will become part of a team working on feasibility studies, analyses, preliminary and concept design studies and detail design projects on a multitude of various vessels – some for the US Navy and some others for commercial customers. You will become well versed in engineering principles and evaluate designs in terms of hull, mechanical, and electrical impacts. You will support the development of ship construction, machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems and ensures requirements are defined and met according to specifications. You will perform engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system and technical product development. Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and the development of technical documents. You will also be asked to provide recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines.
During your Internship, you will gain exposure to a wide range of teams within the organization including other engineering disciplines, naval architects, designers, procurement activities and program/project management. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly engaged and collaborative engineering team.
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