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Fall 2023 Engineering CO-OP Trainee

Our Engineers take pride in the support they provide to protect our nation and our world in the design, engineering, build and delivery of world-class submarines. Imagine working side by side with some of the top talent in our industry while applying classroom learning in the workplace. 
Engineering Co-ops will assist engineers in developing and checking calculations, reviewing and preparing technical documents, resolving shipboard problems with components, systems and structures and other engineering activities across the Engineering and Program organizations. Co-op engineers will typically work as part of a team in a specific engineering discipline while being mentored by one or more full-time engineers. The duration of the CO-OP will be between four and six months. Applicants should be able to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
Engineers at Electric Boat interface with designers, other engineering disciplines, service departments, shipyard personnel and our Navy customers. Using a design-build approach and working in a team environment, engineers develop innovative solutions to solve design development, new construction, and in-service problems on US Navy nuclear submarines. As a Co-op at Electric Boat, you will have the opportunity to kick start your career and gain engineering work experience in any of the following areas:
  • Platform Systems
  • Ship Signatures
  • Hydrodynamics, Weights, & Hydrostatics
  • Air, HVAC, Hydraulic Ship Systems
  • Fluid Systems
  • Propulsion Plant Electrical
  • Combat Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Construction
  • Construction Support Integration and Test
  • Propulsion Plant Structures, Shielding & Arrangements
  • Propulsion Plant Fluid Systems
  • Main Propulsion Machinery
  • Hull and External Structural
  • Internal Structural & Arrangements
  • Life Cycle Engineering
  • Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E) Electrical System and Component Engineering and Design
  • Electrical System and Component Engineering
  • Next Generation Submarine Design

Co-ops should have completed a minimum of one year of college working toward a degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Aerospace/Aeronautical, Marine, Systems, Nuclear, Naval Architecture, Electromechanical, Robotics, Industrial Engineering or Computer Science. Other relevant engineering and STEM degrees are encouraged to apply. 
  • 18 years of age or older
  • US citizenship is required
  • Must be able to successfully pass a medically supervised drug screen and background check
  • Applicants must only apply if they are looking for a 4 - 6 month Fall of 2023
  • Must be a full-time college student
  • Must be enrolled in an opt in or traditional university co-op program