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Materials Engineering – Cummins Internships Jonesboro

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    Position Title: Materials Engineering

    Company: Cummins

    Location: Jonesboro, AR, USA

    Job Description:

    In this position, you will report to the Materials and Process Technology (M&PT) Manager. As the M&PT Intern, you will be assigned short and long term work assignments, under supervision of an M&PT Senior Engineers, in areas of metallurgy, destructive testing, and research & development.


    • Perform coating evaluations of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel (HVOF) applied hard coatings, electroplatings, paint applications.
    • Operate scanning electron microscope, optical microscope, hardness testers and any other equipment available at your universities Materials Engineering Center independently.
    • Assist in conducting metallurgical failure analysis of in-service aircraft landing gear components and parts in a laboratory setting.
    • Assist in characterizing additively manufactured plastics and metallic parts.
    • Assist in evaluating non-destructive inspection techniques of additive manufactured parts.
    • Prepare reports and present regular project status updates.
    • Adherence to safety and quality policies.
    • Foster strong internal customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility.
    • Support special projects and perform other duties as required.


    • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.
    • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder
    • Successful completion of three years of a four year University Bachelor’s program in Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
    • Knowledge in the fields of aerospace Materials and Chemistry are required to perform effectively in this position.
    • Since this position will require interaction with other Engineers in the M&PT Group, and Engineers from other disciplines, an individual with excellent communication skills is required.
    • Courses in thermodynamics, mechanics of materials, electron microscopy, and/or crystallography, is an asset.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • A passion for advancing human flight

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