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Engineering Intern (Winter, Webb Institute Freshman only)

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 10/20/2021

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




A winter program for college students who are in the process of completing their degree requirements and are interested in pursuing the maritime industry.



  • As an production intern at General Dynamics NASSCO you will be responsible for assisting naval architects and marine engineering with their current projects. These projects range from the initial design of future vessels to the final outfitting of nearly completed ships. In the execution of these projects you will be tasked with creating and modifying CAD drawings, performing research using both online and printed resources, and using a variety of software to perform stability and structural calculations.
  • You will also accompany senior naval architects to support shipboard inspections and testing.
  • Reports t to department manager/supervisor on a regular basis to monitor status of assigned projects..



  • Successful candidates must be currently enrolled (full-time) at Webb University as a Freshman.
  • General understanding of maritime industry operations is desired but not required.
  • An interest and/or prior work experience in ship design, shipbuilding, construction management and manufacturing processes would be advantageous.
  • General understanding of maritime industry operations is desired but not required.
  • Proficiency in personal computer (PC) word processing, spreadsheets and graphics, as well as computer-aided design and engineering (CAD/CAE) systems, is desirable.
  • Must have ability to express ideas in oral and written formats and demonstrate a high degree of personal flexibility.


*** Must be available during the period from January to March 2022, for a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks***



Must be able to climb ladders and work in on-board shop and assembly production areas. Must be physically able to walk to all yard locations. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate.


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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