Undergraduate Summer Placement (3 months) in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for an individual to join our Avionics and Electronics division on an Undergraduate Summer Placement. During your Summer placement, you will receive training from the industry top engineering professionals in one of Curtiss-Wright's key segments: Industrial, Defense, or Sensors & Controls. You will have the opportunity to work across multiple disciplines within the Engineering department, allowing valuable hands-on experience with the development processes that are implemented to succeed.

The Challenge

  • Work within the Flight Recorder integrated product team

  • Learn about fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft products.

  • Take part in environmental and electromagnetic testing of our new products.

  • Provide support in investigations of qualification test issues involving analogue and digital electronics.


  • Undertaking a suitable degree level qualification (BEng), preferably in Electronics.

About Us

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide, and has a turnover of over $2.5 billion per annum.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.