• Mechanical Design Intern

    Job ID 2018-3269
    Location Brookings, South Dakota
    Type
    Intern
    Shift
    Day
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

     

    As a Daktronics intern, you will get an opportunity to shadow an experienced Daktronics engineer and apply classroom knowledge. We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual who is not only interested in developing professionally, but also drawn to being able to play an active role in the world’s leader in Large Format Electronic Display Systems.

     

    Internship runs from January 2019 – August 2019.

     

    Some of the primary responsibilities of this position include: 

    • Play an integrated role with product development teams working on design challenges in our industry.
    • Utilize critical problem-solving techniques to solve design and development problems.
    • Create 3D CAD models and assemblies (Creo) with supporting documentation.
    • Hands on design experience; Create detailed designs, procure materials, and fabricate concepts/prototypes.
    • Utilize good design methodologies to layout design sets, create pros/cons, and appropriate justifications to make strong decisions.
    • Design, coordinate, and interpret results from engineering tests and experiments.
    • Apply classroom knowledge to real world design problems.
    • Work and communicate effectively as a team member.
    • Regularly and reliably work the scheduled shift.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to support the Video Products Engineering department.

     

     

    View the Day in the Life intern video

     

    Qualifications

     

    Academic Requirements – 

    • The preferred candidate will be a fulltime student of at least junior status currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering, or those students who will complete the internship starting in the semester immediately following undergraduate Bachelor's degree program.
    • Required to take a semester off from school to pursue the internship. Duration of internship will be a summer and a semester or a semester and a summer.
    • Must be able to commit to 40 hours per week.
    • Work through the Cooperative Education Internship Program with accredited university and Faculty Coordinator to arrange for credit while participating in this 7-month internship.
    • Required GPA of 3.0 or greater.
    • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this internship.

    Other Requirements –

    • Knowledge of general drafting practices required. Solid modeling experience preferred (Creo, SolidWorks, etc.).
    • Dedication and desire for quality performance.
    • Motivated and eager to learn industry concepts.
    • Organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
    • Computer and keyboarding skills essential (Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT, etc.).
    • Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked.
    • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.
    • Background check may be conducted.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position. Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

     

     

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