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🚀 Internship

Intern, General Engineering (Mechanical)

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • Enrollment in a 4-year mechanical engineering degree program with related experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, availability for a minimum 10-week in-person internship, proficiency in Microsoft Office and 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks), understanding of engineering drawings and drafting, and effective analytical, problem-solving, visualization, and communication skills are required for this intern position at Yazaki North America.
  • The candidate will support the full life cycle of injection-molded plastic and stamped metal components, including benchmarking, creating mock-ups, CAD studies, testing, and collaboration with experienced engineers. They will work on vertical integration projects and supply chain mitigation efforts for Yazaki North America.

Summer Internship



  • Yazaki is looking for a Summer Intern to join the Engineering team in ComBU Connectors out of Canton, MI. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization. 


  • Enrollment in a 4-year degree program (Mechanical Engineering is preferred) at an accredited institution at the time of internship
  • Degree/experience related to the position
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Availability to work in-person for a minimum of 10 weeks at 40 hours a week
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • At least some exposure to 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings. Some experience with drafting.
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving, visualization, and communication skills.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Our team is responsible for the full life cycle (from the gathering of design requirements to product support) of injection-molded plastic and stamped metal components. Intern projects would support these activities by various means including benchmarking product, creating hand-modified or 3D printed mock-ups, creating drawings, making CAD studies, performing Instron testing, making validation plans, and more.
  • Our goal would be for you to finish this experience understanding the basics of component design after having applied these skills in a hands-on environment.
  • Specific expected outcomes would include contribution to the progress of our vertical integration projects and supply chain mitigation efforts.
  • You would collaborate with experienced engineers responsible for full product development and support projects as well as your direct supervisor and other, cross-functional, members of the Yazaki organization.


Work type

Full time

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