STEM@GTRI UAS High School Summer Program Mentor

Submit Resume ID: 497544
Type: Students: Intern
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Hardware Development/Design, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Modeling/Simulation, System Engineering, Testing, Aircraft

Job Description

GTRI’s Advanced Warfighting Technologies Division (AWTD) in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) seeks qualified candidates to participate in our STEM@GTRI High School Summer Internship program. This position will be in AWTD’s Technical Integration Branch, which focuses on the rapid prototyping of concepts for ground maneuver forces. The position involves applying technical skills to develop and assess system prototypes. It also involves conducting sponsored research projects in close collaboration with computer scientists, electrical engineers, and other scientists and engineers.

Qualified students will have experience with design tools, hardware/software integration, modeling and simulation tools, and/or rapid prototyping. AWTD engages in research related to counter-proliferation technologies, special operations enablers, and advanced ground maneuver concepts.

Furthermore, the division provides world-class, forward-looking thought leadership and turn-key, best-of-class warfighting technologies focused on countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) and changing the future of ground maneuver warfare for the U.S. Government and other sponsors.

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field 
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in 1 or more programming languages: preferably Solidworks
  • Task/team leadership experience with other engineers or peer students 
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Configuration management tools
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas
  • Ability to work within groups 
  • Secret Clearance


Hours per Week

24 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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