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Engineering Intern Michigan Technological University

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Job ID: 2119945
Location: , MI, United States
Date Posted: Mar 11, 2022
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern Technical
Schedule: Part-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Engineering Interns at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan.

NOTE: This is a pipeline position for upcoming internship opportunites at MTU. 


  • Part-time technical/technologist student intern position, averaging 15-20 hours per week during the school year, flexible to accommodate class schedules. Higher number of hours per week (to a maximum of 40) are possible during term and summer breaks

  • Intern needed with majors or experience in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and materials science.

  • The intern will be needed for at least two semesters, but preference is for longer (sophomore or junior).

  • Desire intern to be interested in electronics industry assembly; particularly printed circuit boards, electronic components, defense electronics, electronic manufacture, and advanced electronic materials.

  • Intern needs to have a basic understanding of manufacturing processes, especially for electronic components, ideally based on some experience with electronics manufacture, assembly or repair of electronics hardware.

  • Training materials will include manufacturing handbooks and video demonstrations.

  • Military electronics or tech experience is particularly welcome.

  • An existing or recent security clearance is a plus.

  • Intern needs to be able to create work-around solutions to accomplish assigned tasks in a safe manner.

  • Adherence to chemical, mechanical, and electrical safety requirements, including personal protective equipment, environmental, and reportage requirements appropriate to an investigative laboratory setting is absolutely mandatory.

  • The intern MUST be a US Citizen or documented permanent resident due to DoD client requirements.

  • Demonstrated language and communication skill, especially writing, is a requirement, as is reasonable MS Office skills.



Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Working with key staff and faculty to identify, troubleshoot, remedy existing and future laboratory electronic manufacturing processes such as rigid/flex/hybrid printed circuit boards, Electronics assembly (surface mount, through hole, etc).

  • Utilization of analysis equipment such as microscopes and other laboratory analytical equipment to examine and categorize electronic structures in terms of performance and reliability.

  • Designing engineering experiments related to electronics manufacturing as well as support or lead prototype builds on site. 

  • Analyzation of electronic design and manufacturing test results, recommend new designs and improvements.

  • Planning of projects, writing technical reports and maintaining awareness and familiarity with technology development with electron manufacturing.

  • Other duties may occasionally be assigned in support of a remote location which may be of a technical, maintenance, or heavy lifting nature, depending on the individual's capabilities and/or limitations.

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