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Huntington Ingalls Industries Engineering Intern 3 in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Requisition Number: 17740

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Intern

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division

Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right!

HII Unmanned Systems is seeking an Engineering Intern so come work join our team! As our Engineering Intern you will be working on the floor assisting in assembly work, working with engineers, doing testing work… a little bit of everything! Duties and responsibilities could include the following and more:

  • Maintain quality control on manufactured products and properly logs serial numbers and other data as required

  • Fabricate assemblies from work instructions, blue prints, parts lists, and wiring diagrams. Pack equipment cases per packing lists and work instructions for shipment

  • Assist engineering with testing of components and/or materials

  • Occasionally go out with the Hydroid team and help run test missions with the vehicles in open water.

  • Collaborate with machine shops and/or our Purchasing Department to have new parts created and support jobs in progress

What you will be doing...

Internships are available to help students gain real-world experience in the work force. The intern will actively contribute to meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior leadership. Support the Engineering team with engineering functions in one or more of the following specialties: electronics, electrical, mechanical, civil, naval, and/or chemical. Assist with troubleshooting issues and provide technical support.

What we are looking for...

High School Diploma or equivalent + Must be working towards a Bachelor's degree with between 40% and 60% of the required credits completed.

Physical Requirements

Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.