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Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that offers internships to high school and college students in the Sacramento region. Through Aerojet’s internship program, students have the opportunity to work on innovative aerospace and defense technology projects, build real-world professional and industry skills, and set themselves up for success in their future careers.

Aerojet hosted their first high school student intern through LaunchPath this year. Gaby Vargas interned with Aerojet from April through August 2015. “To be able to write that you were the first intern at Aerojet, it's a really exciting thing,” said Vargas about her experience. “I really met a lot of amazing people, especially now that I'm going to start doing my senior project. They want to be there and they want to mentor me throughout the process." Read more about her experience and Aerojet’s internship program in a recent article published in the California Economic Summit.



Aerojet is seeking well-qualified and eager-to-learn high school or community college students to join its team and become Aerojet Rocketdyne Interns. Interested students should log in to LaunchPath today to see if they would be a good fit for these positions.


IT Intern

Pathway: Information Technology
Open to high school and college students

Essential Tasks:

  • Coordinate IT ticket management and work with IT colleagues to investigate solutions
  • Assist with Microsoft SharePoint technologies, which are are used to store, track, and manage electronic documents and assets
  • Provide support for reporting solutions including customer coordination, requirements definition, design participation, report configuration, and testing, etc.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Plan and organize work to meet deadlines on a timely basis
  • Research, collect, and analyze data, draw conclusions, and prepare clear and concise reports
  • Establish and maintain effective interface with a wide variety of people
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Requirements and Experience:

  • Current enrollment in high school or bachelor's degree program in appropriate major
  • 1+ years of experience with Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Solid academic track record
  • Demonstrated teamwork experience
  • Coursework in computer technologies is ideal


Engineering Intern


Pathways: Engineering & Design
Open to high school and college students 

Essential Tasks:

  • Perform engineering assignments within student capability
  • Shadow engineering functional mentors to understand engineering process

Requirements and Experience:

  • Must be LaunchPath eligible
  • Highly motivated
  • Preferably enrolled in a science/engineering curriculum in good standing with school requirements.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel