Cosworth – Engineering Internship Opening April 2010

A job posting at Cosworth in Torrance, CA just popped up. Read below:

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Cosworth LLC has an opening for a part-time engineering intern to support the development of sport-compact [I hate this terminology, EH] performance parts. The successful candidate will work closely with engineers to develop, test, document, and aid manufacture of components in a fast-growing product line. This is a part-time position for 18-30 hours per week.


Responsibilities:

-Assist engineers in conceptualization and design of mechanical engine components, ancillary accessories, and production/quality tooling.

-Part number creation including data entry, specification research, and document creation.

-Devise and carry out test procedures to validate performance of new components

-Communicate with vendors to source and oversee production of new components

 

Required Skills:

-Proficient in use of MS Office software suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

-3D CAD experience (preferably Unigraphics NX4)

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

-Strong critical thinking skills with ability to apply engineering principles and practices to solve problems

-Willingness to learn while doing

-Mechanical experience, specifically automotive or mortorsports related, is desirable

-Knowledge of automotive aftermarket, specifically sport compact segment, is desirable

 

 Required Education:

-Third or fourth year undergraduate student working towards mechanical engineering or related degree

 

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Please do not bother Tyler if you are not an engineering student OR do not have the required skills (read listing again please). Tyler is a busy guy and I don't need him asking me, “Dude, WTF did you send this guy to me?!? He doesn't even remotely qualify!!” Let me tell you that if your comprehension skills are shit to begin with, you're probably not going to even get considered. As with most intern jobs, it will probably start with the administrative grunt work that nobody else wants to do, but there will definitely be opportunities to work on the cool stuff here and there. Good luck and maybe I'll meet you in the final panel interview.

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

tyler.hara@cosworth.com

 

 

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