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Report
Harris Corporation
Overview
INTERNSHIP
PAUL CHESTNUT
AIAA 2ND GENERAL
BODY MEETING
SEPTEMBER 20,
FY2011 Harris Corporation Overview
2011
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Company Overview
• International communications and information technology
company headquartered in Melbourne, Florida serving
government and commercial markets
– Publicly listed on NYSE (ticker: HRS)
– Approximately $6 billion annual revenue
– More than 16,000 employees located in 50 countries around the world
• Workforce includes nearly 7,000 engineers and
scientist
• Leader in design, deployment and operation of highlyreliable, secure communications systems and information
networks for voice, data, imaging and video
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Diverse served markets
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RF Communications
Tactical Communications
U.S. Department
of Defense
International
• Tactical radio products and integrated systems
Public Safety &
Professional
Communications
• JTRS-approved; delivering the JTRS promise today
• Full range of Land Mobile
Radio products
• Leading the transformation from narrowband to
wideband networking
• Integrated IP-based
communications systems
• Tactical ISR products and applications
• Advanced 4G/LTE broadband
communications systems
• Communications Security products
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Government Communications
Systems
Defense
Programs
National Intelligence
Programs
Civil
Programs
• SATCOM systems,
advanced Avionics, and
wireless defense
communications systems
• Intelligence, Surveillance
and Reconnaissance (ISR)
solutions that collect, process,
distribute and analyze data
• Communications and
information processing
technologies that enable
high-reliability networks
• Customers include U.S.
DoD, Army, Air Force,
Navy and Marine Corps
• Space electronics and
structures
• Satellite ground and
weather processing
• Customers include NSA, NRO,
NGA and other agencies
• Customers include FAA,
NOAA and Census Bureau
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Integrated Network Solutions
Harris IT
Services
Harris
CapRock
Communications
• Design, deploy and
operate secure, reliable •
communication systems
and information networks
• End-to-end solutions in
transport, hosting and
information services;
program management,
enterprise services
management, and
information assurance
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Managed satellite
communications
solutions serving
remote locations
and harsh
environments
around the world
Healthcare
Solutions
• Secure infrastructure,
imaging and
informatics solutions
that connect, process
and analyze data to
reduce costs and
improve patient
outcomes
Cyber
Integrated
Solutions
Broadcast and
New Media
Solutions
• Trusted cloud
hosting, cyber
services, technology
countermeasures
and monitoring
capabilities that
proactively
safeguard vital
information assets
• Broadcast
transmission
systems,
infrastructure
and networking
solutions, and
media and
server systems
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Mechanical Engineering Intern
Design Engineer for Space Structures
•Worked on Commercial Space Reflector Programs
•Utilized Pro/Engineer CAD and PRO/Intralink
•Created solutions to design problems by coming up
with a design, modeling it in CAD, making a
drawing, producing the part, and integrating it into
the system
•Followed Design Process with collaboration,
presentations, and analysis
•On a team with 3 Mechanical Engineers, 1 Systems
Engineer, and 1 Project Engineer
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Harris Reflector
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How I Got My Internship
•Got involved with AIAA and a design team my first year
•Attended mentor/mentee program with AIAA and other showcase prep
workshops
•Maintain atleast a 3.5GPA
•Talked to Harris at both Career Showcases with a custom-tailored
resume for them with some background knowledge of the company
•Applied online
•Attended both Info Sessions
•PERSISTENCE
•Received a phone call for a phone interview about a month after the
Spring Showcase and set up a time for a few days later
•Once called, the interview was ~5-10 minutes with basic questions about
coursework and projects I’ve worked on with some behavioral questions
•Called a week later and paperwork was requested
•Called a week after that and was told I was being offered the position
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More Information
Paul Chestnut
[email protected]
http://harris.com/
Career Showcase – Technical Day
September 28, 2011
9:00 – 3:00 p.m.
O’Connell Center
Information Session
October 7, 2011
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