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Raytheon Technologies Electrical Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

The Mission Systems Advanced Technology team is currently searching for a Software or Electrical Engineering Intern to join us at our Cedar Rapids location. This position will work with experts across the company to advance our communication and navigation systems, focusing on signal processing. The technology that you help develop will interact with software, firmware, and hardware developed in other departments so interpersonal skills are critical.

Position overview In this role the individual will support program(s) in our department through all phases of development with a s pecial focus on up-front proofs-of- concept and demonstrations . Self-direction and motivation are required skills owing to the ambiguous nature of new capability development and maturation. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit a passion and drive for continuous learning and discovery

  • Execute to a plan as well as embrace discovery and change

  • Demonstrate thorough communication with the team

  • Learn from and support experienced engineers with various tasks including but not limited to integration of systems, troubleshooting, running and facilitating testing, and sharing results.

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good teamwork skills

  • Be highly motivated; self-directed; and eager to learn

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work both independently and in team environments

  • Experience in languages such as Java, C++, Python, HTML, or Matlab

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.