Automation Interns

HatchPittsburgh, PA

3 months ago


Job Title

Controls & Automation Intern

Job Location

Pittsburgh, PA, US

Job Overview

Hatch, a full-service engineering consultancy, is seeking Controls and Automation Engineering Interns with a passion for a challenging career in the engineering consulting field. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to acquire knowledge in control systems, instrumentation, electrical interface systems, SCADA and telemetry, and the application of ISA to engineering and design. Candidates will gain valuable on-site practical experience in addition to theoretical engineering and design work.


  • Competitive internship compensation


  • Provide Instrumentation and Control System engineering design support to multidiscipline teams on maintenance, expansion, and new construction projects.
  • Participate in site evaluations and data collection.
  • Participate in P&ID development and the creation of all associated lists (i.e. instruments lists, etc.).
  • Assist in the preparation of equipment specifications and instrument data sheets.
  • Update motor schematics, loop drawings, layout drawings, and instrument location drawings.
  • Assist in the preparation of PLC, DCS, and HMI programming and functional descriptions.
  • Provide on-site construction, commissioning, and start-up support.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering with an interest in Controls or Computer Science.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Aptitude for working on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Commitment to achieving engineering excellence.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to various practical problems.
  • Desire to learn and continually develop.
  • Strong personal commitment to safety.
  • Previous Co-op or Internship experience is an asset.

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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

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering66%

  • Computer Engineering8%

  • Engineering6%

  • Mechanical Engineering4%

  • Communication2%

  • 87 other majors11%

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

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Texas Instruments
  • Burns & Mcdonnell
  • Raytheon
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Pittsburgh, PA | $3,501/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,582

  • Miscellaneous$824

  • Food$469

  • Utilities$319

  • Transportation$307


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