Calspan Corporation

  • Mechanical Engineer Intern, Automotive Crash - May - August 2019

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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    Calspan takes great pride in our ability to attract, recruit, and develop extraordinary talent. We are currently looking for exceptional students to fill our 2019 Summer Internship Program. Calspan’s interns will contribute to exciting projects in both the aerospace and automotive industries and have the opportunity to participate in professional development sessions led by subject matter industry leaders.


    Calspan’s crash testing facilities include a test track, indoor/outdoor full vehicle crash lab, an instrumentation calibration and ATD certification lab, vehicle preparation bays and a new fully enclosed and highly secure full vehicle crash test facility. This new facility has everything needed to prepare and execute a crash test under one roof. 


    We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer Intern to work with our team to assist with the following responsibilities:

    • Set up organizational standards/ quality standard for equipment layout of Crash test hardware modeling simulation work
    • Follow manufacturing principals
    • Assist with mounting crash test hardware to test vehicles along with upgrading current mounting utilizing CAD drawings



    Preferred Education / Experience:

    • Must be currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program at accredited college or university
    • Must have completed (3) years of undergraduate studies by May 2019 (students graduating in May 2019 or graduate students will not be considered)

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 

    • Understanding of Quality Systems
    • proficiency in CAD
    • Must be motivated and have a strong desire to learn
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • Proficient with MS Office
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work in team environment

    Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.



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