Stratford, Connecticut Job Code: 131562-02
The Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program (ISSP) is an integral part of Sikorsky¿s intern recruitment effort. The ISSP is designed to increase the level of interest in and awareness of careers in the rotorcraft industry amongst engineering students. The ISSP is also a reflection of our values and is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made. We provide students with the opportunity to work as an intern to gain insight into the rotorcraft industry, our company, and culture.
To be considered, the following requirements must be met: – Must at least be a full-time Sophomore or Junior and have a graduation date no earlier than Dec 2016 – Pursuing an undergraduate degree at a nationally accredited U.S. college or university in one of the following engineering disciplines: Aerospace, Mechanical, Materials Science, Systems, Electrical, Computer and Computer Science. – Able to participate in a minimum of two 10-week paid summer internships. – In good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale – Two letters of recommendation from the Dean of Engineering, a Faculty member or an Advisor. – Resume & Respond to two essay questions -Why a career with Sikorsky Aircraft interests you? -Name some situations in which a leader may fail. Tell us about a time you failed as a leader and how you recovered? Participants in the Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program receive: – $10,000 annual award for tuition and education related fees – Paid summer internships in a US domestic office – Reimbursable summer housing stipend of $3,500 (if relocation is necessary) – Mentoring – Employment opportunity with Sikorsky upon graduation
Candidates interested in applying to the scholarship program must complete the online application process. Resumes will be forwarded to the ISSP program coordinator based on qualifications. If selected as a scholarship candidate supplemental materials will be sent to the selected candidates and will have to be submitted prior to consideration for an interview. – U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien; Proof of citizenship is required. United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.