Start Date: CURRENTLY OPEN
Application Deadline: 2 months before intended start date
Standard length of internship: 6 months
Thesis availability: None
Fraunhofer USA – Center for Manufacturing Innovation – conducts advanced R&D and engineers solutions for a broad range of industries, including biotech/biomedical, consumer products, energy, and fiber optics/photonics. Our services include custom automation systems, biomedical instruments, biomedical devices, process management, and consulting.
Our engineering interns work with custom automation systems in project teams led by experienced engineering professionals that will help guide and supervise them throughout our current client based projects.
Preparation of mechanical engineering calculations, reports, and construction drawings
Assisting with data collection, analysis, and reporting for parts and/or process issues
Assist technicians in creating and/or updating assembly procedures
Engage in process improvements and efficiency projects
Take part in new product/process commercialization activities
A good academic record in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, or related field
A keen interest in engineering and science topics, combined with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to accept a high degree of responsibility in a team-based organization, combined with the ability to work independently
Intercultural capabilities and motivation to integrate into American culture
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience with CNC machining is a plus
Opportunity to acquire practical research experience through responsibilities.
Integration as a fully valued member in our team
Housing in a shared apartment with fellow interns and a monthly stipend
Applicants for a Fraunhofer USA CMI Internship must be enrolled in a college or university or within one year of graduation at the time of starting the internship.
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