• 13-Sep-2022 to 31-Oct-2022 (PST)
  • Marine Engineering and/or Naval Architecture
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Other

Glosten is seeking student interns to work with our naval architecture and marine engineering teams in Seattle, WA and Providence, RI. Glosten is a naval architecture and marine engineering firm that has served the marine industry for over 60 years. We work in teams to accomplish exciting projects in a stimulating, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.

We are an employee-owned company drawn to unique and challenging marine projects. We have grown steadily and deliberately to a team of 100 employees who are ready to solve complex problems and think outside the box. We continuously strive to improve our business practices and technical performance to better serve the industry. We believe the secret to our success is our talented associates and our culture of mutual respect and cooperation.

As an intern, you will work closely with your group lead and other associates who will help you apply your knowledge and grow your skills on projects that have a significant impact. Our engineering team will help you to roll up your sleeves and apply textbook theory and lab experience to solve real maritime challenges.

We are looking for candidates to work alongside engineering staff to support ongoing projects. Opportunities may include finite element modeling and structural analysis; seakeeping analysis; resistance and propulsion calculations; stability analysis; climatology; mooring analysis; piping system design; electrical load analysis; mechanical system commissioning; 2D drafting; 3D modeling; and other tasks as needed.

Visit our website ( and our social media pages to learn more about who we are, our projects and clients, and what is happening at Glosten.


  • Strong academic background in one or more of the following disciplines: naval architecture, marine engineering systems, marine electrical systems, marine structures, hydrodynamics, numerical methods, and statistical analysis.
  • Mutual respect for coworkers in a collegial atmosphere.
  • Motivation to identify and pursue internal and external professional growth opportunities, including areas outside their specific discipline.
  • Interest in the marine industry. Glosten is looking for candidates who would consider joining the firm permanently following graduation.
  • Excellent communication skills. Communication is a highly valuable skill at Glosten, as we frequently collaborate in inter-disciplinary teams and must convey complex ideas clearly and concisely to clients and other project stakeholders.


  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Due to project restrictions, Glosten can only consider applicants with unrestricted access to work in the United States or those eligible for TN visas.
  • Students in their senior year or in their final year of a graduate program are preferred.
  • Ability to hold a full-time position, 40 hours per week.
  • The winter internship dates are expected to be 3 January through 24 February. Specific start and end dates can be discussed based on the student's school schedule.
  • Ability to work from either Seattle, WA or Providence, RI. We believe that interns will find the greatest value working side-by-side with associates in one of our office locations.

Glosten is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Glosten does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all associates. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

We encourage women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for this position.

Visit our website ( and our social media pages to learn more about who we are, our projects and clients, and what is happening at Glosten.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must submit the following items in order to be considered for a position:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts (either official or unofficial will be accepted)

Applicants missing any documentation will not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed starting October 10th.

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