Mechanical Engineering Summer 2024 Internship at Nexteer Automotive Corporation

  • Engineering/Architecture, Mechanical Engineer Jobs
  • Internship
  • 2 months ago
  • Michigan, America
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Summer 2024 Internship at Nexteer Automotive Corporation

The objective of the Student Programs at Nexteer Automotive is to select students with high potential and provide them with “real world” work experiences. Work assignments expose students to many of the company’s products, processes and procedures. Assignments are designed to assimilate acquired classroom education with actual hands-on work experience in a technical environment. In addition, Nexteer Automotive gains the opportunity to find new talent to enhance productivity while providing students exposure to full-time career opportunities.

Examples of Projects a Student Could Work On:

  • Research new/improved assembly processes

  • Assist with running parts on assembly & test equipment to evaluate equipment performance and product quality

  • Assist with virtual simulations of new assembly and test processes

  • Assist with prototype parts builds and providing evaluation of the builds

  • Observe and provide recommendations during prototyping activities

  • Provide recommendations on different designs and motor technologies

  • Collect and analyze data

  • Prepare parts for testing and review the test results

  • Review engineering drawings and participate in the change management process 

  • Test plan development and part submission to validation laboratory


Please note, projects mentioned above are a general overview of our internship program.  Exact project assignments will not be given until 4-6 weeks before the start of your internship. 


Job Qualifications:

  • Must be attending an accredited 4-year University

  • Enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program

  • Minimum 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and documentation

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Knowledge product design process and/or tooling and manufacturing processes preferred

  • Technical knowledge of mechanical principles

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate multiple activities

  • Demonstrated commitment to a disciplined approach on projects

  • Good oral & written skills

  • Knowledge / Expertise in the following:  Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint

  • Candidate must have right to work in US and not require current or future sponsorship

  • Reliable transportation


 Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.


Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-989-757-5000. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Nexteer Automotive or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed Nexteer Automotive Agency Agreement on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered Nexteer Automotive property and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired. 

Please note, agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by a member of Nexteer’s Human Resources team.  No other Nexteer employee is authorized to bind Nexteer to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by an agency. 

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