INTERN - Engineer/Accessory Development & Inventory Group

Accessory Development & Inventory Group Intern - Paid Internship

Course of Study

Bachelor's degree with a major in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.


  • 1 year in length [37.5 hours per week during the summer; 25 hours per week during school year]
  • Internship to begin in May


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; 3D CAD modelling is a plus
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and competing deadlines

  • Accessory carry over checks (Validating applicability of accessories by installing them on new model year vehicles)
  • Proper retention of product samples and documentation
  • Competitive product benchmarking and research
  • Reporting and Analysis on accessory Sales
  • Reporting and Analysis on vehicle manufacturing trends
  • Special ad-hoc assignments
  • Work within different business systems

Job Description

Subaru of America's Accessory Development and Inventory groups are fast-paced and exciting environments that provide an opportunity to experience business operations on a national level. This position is responsible for helping evaluate accessories for new model year vehicles, and to collect, analyze, and report data related to the sale of new vehicles and accessories. The student will work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers to help evaluate new accessories. This position requires extensive mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience as it relates to automotive parts and accessory installations. The ideal candidate would be able to evaluate the installation of accessories from a customer point of view, and clearly communicate to the Project Manager any concerns or ideas for improvements.

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