Electric Boat

QP - 2018 Engineering Summer Internship - Quonset Point

Requisition ID
US-RI-North Kingstown
Remaining Openings
Post End




General Dynamics is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Description

Electric Boat offers an excellent learning environment and real life experience for college students. Engineering interns are provided with tasks that are both technically challenging and educationally stimulating.   This is the opportunity to kick start your career and gain engineering work experience!


Our Engineers take pride in the support they provide to protect our nation and our world in the design, engineering, build and delivery of world-class submarines.  Imagine working side by side with some of the top talent in our industry while applying classroom learning in the workplace. 


Engineering Interns will assist engineers in developing and checking calculations, reviewing and preparing technical documents, resolving shipboard problems with components, systems and structures and other engineering activities across the Engineering and Program organizations.  As an intern, you will typically work as part of a team in a specific engineering discipline while being mentored by one or more full-time engineers. Applicants should be able to communicate well, both orally and in writing.


Engineers at Electric Boat interface with designers, other engineering disciplines, service departments, shipyard personnel and our Navy customers.



Education/ Experience


  • Must be enrolled in an engineering program and pursuing a degree in one of the following engineering disciplines: Welding Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering.  Other relevant engineering degrees are encouraged to apply
  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Students must be going into their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year of College as of May 2018
  • Students must be available to work 40 hours per week for a minimum of eight (8) consecutive weeks between May 2018 to September 2018
  • Candidates must support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind GDEB culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

This is not considered a co-op position. Electric Boat co-op’s are for a longer duration of time and can be found on our job openings web page.



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