Engineering Internship at Product Design Firm

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Swope Design Solutions
260 Shipley St.
San Francisco, CA
Posted: September 28 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Job Description:

A small engineering and product design firm in San Francisco is looking to fill a few internship positions. We are looking for someone to help out around the office and R&D Lab with various tasks including:

Painting walls, sanding table tops, building security fence, purchasing office supplies, and much much more. The person we are looking for is someone who is handy and who is excited to have a summer job at a design firm where they can get a feel for what daily life in a design firm is like, while helping out and getting some great work experience. While every project may not be glamorous, there will be some opportunities for helping with client projects and learning a little bit about how a design consulting company operates (hint, it's crazy).

Possible Projects:
Work on work on company website
Work on company portfolio
Attend meetings and meet potential clients
Paint
Design and decorate entry space
Interior decoration
Find more office chairs and order
Paint sky lights
Identify solution for rolling door security
Buy, build and install shelves, book cases
Clean up server area and come up with better solution
Clean and organize the R&D Lab
Buy, build and install more shelves in the shop
Develop way to hang white boards on wall, buy materials and build
Secure baseboards
Call for special trash removal
Stock fridge/snacks
Water plants
Make sure we have office supplies
Plan, prepare for, host and clean up for office open house
Grill master on Fridays
Gopher, Fedex, UPS, etc. . .

Neat stuff you might learn about:
3d printing
How to weld
Mold making
CAD
What engineers do all day
What Industrial designers do all day


What you might gain:
Excellent and valuable work skills
Mad props
Great stuff on your resume
A job for next summer and maybe beyond!
Friends for life
A bunch of laughs
A few muscles

What to do: email your favorite food and resume to the address in the ad and cross your fingers. Don't go crazy with a cover letter, but if you feel that there is something special about you as a candidate, feel free to let us know.

weneed@swopedesignsolutions.com

Requirements

Engineering, Technology, Design, or Relevant coursework.

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