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Summer Intern - Mechanical Engineer


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.



Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 550 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.


Triumph is actively recruiting a summer 2021 mechanical engineering intern to support a range of technical responsibilities in the design, development, and support group for Triumph’s new and fielded mechanical products: fuel metering units, flow dividers, main fuel pumps, compressors, vapor cycle cooling and refrigeration systems, actuation systems, and multiple subcomponents. The internship will provide a college-level student with practical experience related to his or her major that will enhance and complement classroom learning. In addition, at the West Hartford facility, the student will gain exposure to all the aspects of the full product life cycle of highly engineered aerospace components.



  • Assist in the execution of successful product development programs for new or modified product from concept design through production transition
  • Provide assistance and oversight for mechanical and hydraulic test activities (setup and testing) including qualification, troubleshooting and IR&D tests
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot hydromechanical and other mechanical systems, including pumps and controls, electro-mechanical devices, thermal systems, and actuators
  • Evaluate product subcomponents for appropriate application of additive manufacturing technology
  • Execute test data reduction activities to facilitate conclusions from test results generated
  • Prepare component specifications, test plans, and test reports
  • Evaluate processes for streamlining and eliminating waste via introduction of new technology, standards, and automation



  • Rising college Junior or Senior
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field
  • Strong writing ability
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels in the organization
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent resident

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here