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Electrical Testing Intern - Summer 2024

Northfield, MN

Job Posting Start Date 03-29-2024 Job Posting End Date 04-28-2024

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Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, this Summer, we're looking to add an Electrical Testing Intern located in our Northfield, MN site.

Reporting to the Design & Engineering Manager, the Intern will be assisting engineers and other team members with setting up prototype builds per specifications to include making design recommendations and testing.

What a typical day looks like:
  • Fused Trace Study Abstract - under guidance from senior personnel, investigate the performance of designs & materials for etched copper fuses related to Automotive Electrification
  • Define material set (mostly determined)
  • Investigate various fuse shapes (several already defined - are more needed?)
  • Coordinate and monitor additional prototype builds of new/updated/refined coupon designs
  • Learn how to operate advanced features of a new power supply
  • Determine number of samples to test and automate data collection (multiple test groups likely)
  • Note & record all results and observations, perform statistical analysis, write and present a report with summary and conclusions
Student qualities we're seeking for this internship assignment:
  • Jr/Sr undergrad student pursuing Electrical, Physics, or Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Enthusiastic about working in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly collaborative, creative and excellent communication skills
  • Previous internship experience in a factory setting a plus!
Intern Program Requirements:
  • Available to work 40 hours/week (in-person) for 10-12 week summer assignment
  • Currently enrolled in 4-year accredited university
  • 3.0 minimum GPA

Job Category

Relocation: Not eligible

Is Sponsorship Available?

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the application process. Please email and we'll discuss your specific situation and next steps (NOTE: this email does not accept or consider resumes or applications. This is only for disability assistance. To be considered for a position at Flex, you must complete the application process first).

Client-provided location(s): Northfield, MN 55057, USA
Job ID: Flex-WD180211
Employment Type: Intern

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Some Meals Provided
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program