# Mechanical Engineer Intern (October 2019 - May 2020) **Mechanical Engineer Intern Start Date: October 2019** **6 Months, Full-time** ** ** The technology and Trend Scouting team is responsiblefor technology exploration and education at the Electronics Research Lab (ERL). This role will learn about the business of anR&D unit of VWGoA in Silicon Valley. _Job Responsibilities:_ * Technologytrend scouting and identification of relevant Silicon Valley startup businesses With a specific focus additive manufacturing (AM) * Automationof the process chain for AM * Costanalysis for production parts via AM * Informationdistribution across the ERL and Volkswagen Group brands * Compositionof top management presentations to promote AM to VW Group brands * Interfacingwith Silicon Valley startups as a bridge to ERL teams and projects * Partidentification role via teaming with artificial intelligence experts * Generative design of partsand assemblies for AM _Qualifications: _ * Automotive engineering (MS)**** * Experience with production automation**** * Innovation process development**** * Businessdevelopment Weare proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace andperform pre-employment substance abuse testing. **Primary Location: **United States-California-Belmont **Work Locations: ** **Organization: **Volkswagen Group of America Inc.