Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Engineer 2018 Summer Internship in Attleboro, Massachusetts

At this moment, it is likely that you own twenty or more Sensata products. Our devices are hard at work helping to keep your home and vehicle safe, energy efficient, and environmentally sound. Sensata serves numerous industries; from automotive to aircraft to appliances to telecommunications. We are one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensors, electrical protection, and power management solutions.

Our work is "inside the black-box" at the intersection of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and business disciplines. We turn physical phenomena (e.g., pressure, temperature, acceleration, position, speed, current, humidity, etc.) into electrical signals using a wide variety of technologies and materials. Sensata specializes in “mission critical” products that must function properly (often in harsh conditions) to control essential systems related to automotive brake performance, engine emissions, solar panel safety, and refrigeration efficiency, to name a few.

Sensata Interns have the unique opportunity to work on a technical project in one of our engineering divisions. Throughout the internship experience, you will receive direct feedback from peers and managers, engage with other interns in the program, and will have multiple learning opportunities through Lunch and Learn presentations and training courses.

Internship projects vary from year to year and are based on current business needs at the time of the internship. Specific details will be provided prior to your start date.


As a Mechanical Engineering intern possible responsibilities could include:

  • Build, test and debug prototype samples.

  • Work in teams to solve complex technical problems and support high volume production lines.

  • Create engineering prints and specifications.

  • Apply statistical methods to data analysis.

  • Interface with customers on key design issues.

  • Work in teams to identify and implement the best possible solutions and support high volume production lines.

  • Performing design verification on original and/or derivative ideas using analytical and experimental methods.

  • Determines design approaches and parameters.

  • Analyzes equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results.

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • apply core engineering concepts to solve complex, unfamiliar, and novel problems

  • clearly and concisely communicate complex information to peers, managers, and customers

  • take initiative and think creatively

  • overcome obstacles and tenaciously drive to achieve goals

  • achieve results with teams, as a colleague and as a leader

Requirements:

  • Must be currently pursuing B.S., M.Eng., or M.S. in mechanical engineering (from an accredited program)

  • 3.0/4.0 grade point average minimum

  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident is NOT required for this position, however proper work authorizations will be required.



Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

  • Sensata uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.