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Energy and Sustainability Co-op/Intern - Spring 2025

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Sustainability
  • Torrance

AI generated summary

  • You must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a Sophomore or higher, study Mechanical Engineering, and have AutoCad or CATIA experience.
  • You will assist in various sustainability projects such as EV charging infrastructure, carbon neutral solutions, hydrogen fuel cells, and resource circularity. Responsibilities include research, analysis, stakeholder engagement, and supporting sustainability initiatives.

Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • General Engineering Coursework
  • Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA or higher (You will be required to provide your current transcript)
  • Class status- Sophomore (by credit hour) or above
  • Availability to work a minimum of 10 weeks at 40 hours per week.
  • Enrollment in a bachelor's or master's degree program studying Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License
  • Ability to provide own transportation to and from work each day.
  • Desired:
  • AutoCad, CATIA, Manufacturing related coursework

Responsibilities

  • The below descriptions reflect potential environments and duties within our various Energy and Sustainability Co-op/ Intern positions that we offer. Work environments and projects may include but are not limited to:
  • EV Charging Infrastructure:
  • Assist in the design and planning of EV charging initiatives, including but not limited to V1G, V2G, V2X, and fast charging initiatives.
  • Conduct analysis on EV charging patterns and suggest optimization strategies.
  • Engage with vendors and stakeholders to facilitate the deployment of charging infrastructure.
  • Carbon Neutral Solutions:
  • Participate in the development and implementation of carbon accounting methods.
  • Assist in creating strategies for carbon footprint reduction in company operations.
  • Contribute to lifecycle assessment projects to evaluate the environmental impact of products or services.
  • Research and evaluate current and future trends/options in carbon neutral technologies.
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells:
  • Support the research and application of hydrogen fuel cell technologies.
  • Collaborate on pilot projects and business development for integrating hydrogen fuel cells into new applications.
  • Research and develop business strategy for the generation of green hydrogen.
  • Resource Circularity:
  • Aid in the development of circular economy initiatives, such as recycling programs or materials repurposing.
  • Perform research on sustainable materials management and waste reduction practices.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to enhance resource efficiency and sustainability in manufacturing processes.
  • General Duties:
  • Assist with the development of sustainability reports and documentation.
  • Support sustainability certification processes for the company.
  • Participate in the identification and application for sustainability grants or incentives.
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate sustainable design principles into new products.
  • Conduct energy audits and recommend energy-saving measures.
  • Assist with the implementation of energy management systems.

FAQs

What is the time frame for the Energy and Sustainability Co-op/Intern position in Spring 2025?

The Spring 2025 Co-op/Internship Session runs from January to April.

Automotive
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
1948
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

We are a company built on dreams. And these dreams inspire us to create exciting, innovative and beneficial products. ‘The Power of Dreams’ is our way of thinking and allows as to be a global business like no other. Honda is the largest engine manufacturer in the world and the business is comprised of more than 500 companies with 134 production facilities in 28 countries, plus another 31 R&D centres in 15 countries. Honda designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and sells cars, motorcycles, marine engines, ATVs, lawn mowers, tillers and generators, to name just a few.