Manufacturing Engineering Interns

VolvoDublin, VA

4 months ago


Job Title

Intern: Manufacturing Engineering Cab Factory Fixturing (SPRING 2024)

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

The purpose of this position is to assist the cab factory manufacturing engineering department with assignments specific to manufacturing processes. The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a manufacturing environment and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through interaction with manufacturing engineering professionals. Interns participate in professional activities for the Volvo New River Valley Plant by working on practical, innovative, and important projects. This Internship provides structured learning experiences where interns and our manufacturing engineering professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows the student to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo New River Valley Plant.


At the Volvo Group, we strive for a clear, transparent, and straightforward compensation approach, motivating you to contribute to the company's growth. For all intern and co-op positions, the hourly range is set at $16.00 - $46.00. The hourly rate for these roles is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, geographic location, academic classification, and degree-seeking area of study. In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer. We also offer the following benefits to interns and co-ops:

  • Housing assistance
  • Countless career opportunities / internal mobility across our global organization
  • Training and personal development


  • Continue development of standard system and flow for storing production fixtures onsite.
  • Review and document existing fixtures cleaning and repair process to determine further improvement.
  • Develop a business case for cleaning and repair of fixtures.
  • Update or create digital renderings of current and future fixtures and skids.
  • The student needs to have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills for data analysis and creating graphs.
  • The student will need to create Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for communicating work done throughout the summer and reporting on new project ideas.


  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on.
  • Communication: listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively.
  • Flexibility: performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to promote a higher standard; pitching in to get the job done.
  • Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Minimum Education and Experience: Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in industrial and systems engineering or mechanical engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship.
  • Student should have a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Personal Qualifications:
    • Customer Focus
    • Technical Skills
    • Peer Relationships
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Standing Alone
    • Action Oriented
    • Perseverance
    • Time Management
    • Availability for light travel

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering34%

  • Engineering20%

  • Industrial Engineering10%

  • Chemical Engineering7%

  • Petroleum Engineering5%

  • 113 other majors21%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Boeing
  • John Deere
  • General Motors
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Lockheed Martin
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Dublin, VA | $3,010/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,125

  • Miscellaneous$900

  • Food$454

  • Utilities$267

  • Transportation$264


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