Engineering Internship

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San Jose, California, United States, United States

Posted on: 2023-11-28

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

About the company:

Archer is an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities. The company's mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer is designing, manufacturing, and operating a fully electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150mph while producing minimal noise. Archer's team is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise. 

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What You’ll Do:

Archer is seeking a highly motivated and talented Engineering Intern to join our dynamic team. This internship opportunity provides hands-on experience in Flight Control Software, Flight Sciences and Software and an opportunity to contribute to real-world projects. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced engineering team, gaining exposure to various aspects of the engineering process.

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to contribute to design and development aspects 
  • Conduct research on relevant engineering topics, analyze data, and present findings to support project decisions
  • Prepare technical documentation, including design specifications, test plans, and reports
  • Participate in the creation of prototypes and assist in testing and evaluating their performance
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, operations and other engineering teams, to ensure a seamless integration of engineering solutions
  • Actively participate in problem-solving activities, proposing innovative solutions and troubleshooting issues as they arise

What You Need:

  • Currently enrolled in a degree program related to engineering, manufacturing, computer science or a related field at an accredited university, preferably a Junior going in to your Senior year
  • Interest in building a career in one of the functions listed above 
  • Strong academic performance in relevant coursework
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities
  • Self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Curiosity and willingness to understand how Archers products are designed, built and operate 
  • Results focused 
  • Aligned with Archer’s core values 

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Previous coursework or experience in engineering related fields
  • Familiarity with the aviation industry


Please note that this job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not include an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications.

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $25-$35 per hour. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at [email protected]. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.


Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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