Engineering Interns

SouthwireKent, WA

3 months ago


Job Title

R D Engineering Internship

Job Location

Kent, WA

Job Overview

Southwire Company, LLC, a leader in technology and innovation, is seeking an R D Engineering Intern to join their team. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with the Research & Development team, providing support in prototype development, lab testing, documentation, and drafting. This internship is hosted for the Summer 2024 semester, with estimated dates from May through June 2024.


  • Starting Pay Rate: $18.00
  • Benefits package available, including 401k with Matching & Pension Plan, Medical Insurance (if working 30 hours per week), Flexible Work Schedule, Employee Assistance Program, Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities, and more.


  • Set up and conduct lab tests as specified by senior engineers
  • Interpret and test methods from test plans, qualification specifications, and compliance standards
  • Compile and analyze data generated from experiments and provide detailed reports
  • Fabricate concept prototypes and working prototypes
  • Maintain engineering labs, including parts inventory and calibration of lab equipment
  • Provide drafting and design services using Solidworks


  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior pursuing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS, LabVIEW, MATLAB, and statistics a plus
  • Strong internet skills for researching and sourcing technologies
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

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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 Engineering38%

  • Engineering14%

  • Civil Engineering8%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering7%

  • Chemical Engineering4%

  • 220 other majors26%

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

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Kent, WA | $4,692/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,442

  • Miscellaneous$1,103

  • Food$516

  • Transportation$329

  • Utilities$302


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