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Industrial Engineering Co-op/Intern- Spring 2025

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Lincoln

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  • You must be legally authorized to work in U.S., have minimum 2.5 GPA, enrolled in Mechanical Engineering or related program, able to work 40 hours/week for 10 weeks, and have own transportation. AutoCad or CATIA skills are desired.
  • You will work on various projects in manufacturing, quality, purchasing, facilities, and tooling/equipment design, focusing on problem analysis, project management, developing countermeasures, and implementing solutions to improve processes and products.


  • 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 (exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Ability to provide own transportation to and from work each day.
  • Desired: AutoCad, CATIA, Manufacturing related coursework


  • The below descriptions reflect potential environments and duties within our various Industrial Engineering Co-op/ Intern positions that we offer. Work environments and projects may include but are not limited to:
  • Manufacturing:
  • Focus on equipment, process, quality and new model activities related to the department of placement
  • Project management
  • Problem analysis
  • Production support
  • Investigating new technologies and implementing countermeasures
  • Quality:
  • Learning and performing vehicle testing
  • Conducting tests for chassis, brakes, controls, bonnet, trunk and/ or door systems
  • Testing procedures and test fixtures
  • New model development, drawing, studying, layouts and design change requests
  • Investigating and providing countermeasures for mass production design related issues
  • Warranty data trend analysis
  • Re-creating problem failures to determine root cause, countermeasure development and confirmation testing
  • Purchasing:
  • Completing supplier process capabilities assessments
  • Problem reporting and analysis
  • Countermeasure implementation
  • Investigating suspect part issues
  • Approve part changes
  • Approve/ verify supplier countermeasures and issues trouble reports
  • Various daily tasks such as attending meetings, working on project activities, problem analysis, writing technical reports, troubleshooting manufacturing or quality problems and communication to internal/ external customers
  • Facilities:
  • Updating and documenting CAD drawings of existing infrastructure
  • Analyzing and designing existing sanitation, HVAC and building pressure systems
  • Developing short and long-term solutions to problems found
  • Designing modifications of existing facilities structures
  • Updating mechanical engineering specifications and standards
  • Reviewing electrical drawings
  • Learning and understanding plant power infrastructure
  • Verifying electrical panel schedules and updating highbay light locations
  • Tooling/ Equipment Design:
  • Designing manufacturing equipment and tooling in 2D and 3D CAD systems
  • Determining equipment electrical hardware, software (PLC, HMI, etc) and safety requirements, and appropriate design
  • Managing a schedule and tracking daily process
  • Investigating and troubleshooting problems during installation and manufacturing


When is the Industrial Engineering Co-op/Intern position available?

The position is available for the Spring 2025 session, which runs from January to April.

Are there opportunities for both single and multi-semester co-ops/internships in this role?

Yes, Honda offers both single and multi-semester co-ops and internships for the Industrial Engineering position.

How should college students apply for this position?

College students should apply to the requisition pertaining to their major and semester of interest on Honda's application portal.

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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.