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2018-01-172018-02-15

Engine Performance Intern

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, CT
  • Job Code
    58565BR
Engine Performance Intern Description at United Technologies Corporation

Engine Performance Intern

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 58565BR Date posted 01/01/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country US

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

For more than 90 years, Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial and Military organizations have been delighting customers with dependable engines. Inspired by a legacy of experience and the innovative technology of tomorrow, our workforce is designing, producing, and maintaining engines that power airlines and military aircraft around the world. Today, Pratt & Whitney develops game-changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower® PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan engine technology.

For this position, the successful candidate will be part of Pratt & Whitney's Propulsion Systems Analysis (PSA) organization, focusing on engine system performance and vehicle analysis. PSA offers college students an excellent opportunity to work in a very exciting discipline utilizing state-of-the-art tools and processes to analyze engine systems under development and/or deployed throughout the world.

The candidate for this position will report to one of our Propulsion Systems Analysis managers supporting either our Commercial or Military Products. Typical duties and responsibilities are listed below and are executed under the guidance of a Sr. Engineer:

• Analyzing engine data to determine system level and component level performance.

• Creating and utilizing NPSS aero-thermal modeling code

• Aircraft performance analysis

• Assisting Sr. engineers in generation of presentations to internal and external customers.

This position offers the candidate an excellent opportunity to gain real world experience in the aero-thermal analysis of air breathing propulsion systems and offers an opportunity to develop close working experience with P&W’s engineering development team.

This is an Intern position for May - August 2018, located in East Hartford, CT.


Qualification: Experience/Qualifications: Candidates must have strong communication and teaming skills.

Additional Comments: Candidates must be either a U.S. citizen or have Permanent Resident status.

Education: Education: Candidates must be pursuing a minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Completion of coursework in thermodynamics and/or aerodynamics is required.



United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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