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Product Attributes and Design - Intern, Summer 2024

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23d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Garden Grove

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  • You: Current Master’s or PhD student in Automotive Systems Engineering with project experience in requirements writing. Proficient in MATLAB/Simulink, passionate about automotive industry, engaged in BAJA or FSAE, adaptable, and collaborative.
  • You will support vehicle simulation, write requirements, conduct trade-off studies, and perform benchmark analysis in a fast-paced engineering environment.

Summer Internship

EngineeringGarden Grove


  • Harbinger is a young commercial electric vehicle (EV) company focused on the forgotten and the most crucial part of our transportation needs, the medium duty trucking space. We plan to bring electrification to class 4-7 commercial vehicles at cost parity to a wide range of customers. We are currently seeking a passionate and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Product Specifications Engineer. The individual is ideally a well rounded engineer who can go into the details of different realms of automotive engineering. As a key member of our engineering team, you will play a pivotal role in defining and refining product specifications for our cutting-edge electric vehicles. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to translate customer requirements, market trends, and regulatory standards into clear technical specifications. Your expertise will drive the development of highly optimized EVs in the medium duty space that set new industry standards for efficiency, effectiveness and safety. 


  • Current Enrollment: Must be a current Master’s or PhD student in Automotive Systems Engineering, Product Design, or a related field.
  • Project Experience: Should have experience with requirements decomposition and writing requirements from school projects or similar academic activities. A systems approach to problem-solving is essential.
  • Software Proficiency: A strong interest and basic proficiency in MATLAB and Simulink are required. Prior experience with these tools in academic projects is highly desirable.
  • Automotive Passion: An expressed interest in the automotive industry, particularly in electric vehicles and sustainable transportation solutions.
  • Extracurricular Engagement: Experience in BAJA, Formula SAE (FSAE), or similar projects is a plus, demonstrating practical experience in automotive design and engineering.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with a willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges and technologies.
  • Team Collaboration: Must be a good team player with excellent communication skills, ready to contribute to a collaborative engineering environment.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Support Vehicle Simulation Efforts: Assist in creating and maintaining vehicle models using MATLAB Simulink to analyze interactions between subsystems and components. This role provides a hands-on opportunity to apply academic knowledge to real-world engineering challenges.
  • Contribute to Requirements Writing: Engage in the process of writing detailed product requirements by decomposing complex systems into manageable components. This includes understanding customer needs, market demands, and technical constraints.
  • Assist in Trade-Off Studies: Support other engineering groups in conducting trade-off studies to find optimal balances among performance, safety, and durability considerations. This will involve learning to make decisions that enhance product specifications and customer satisfaction.
  • Perform Benchmark Studies: Participate in research and analysis efforts to benchmark competitor vehicles and study market trends. This involves gathering and analyzing data to support the team in making informed specification adjustments.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Garden Grove