3 Oct 2016

Internship Mechanical Engineering Intern

iRobot – Posted by jobsBedford, Massachusetts, United States

mechanical engineering

Job Description


iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more” is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!


iRobot is seeking a bright and energetic  intern to join their Mechanical Engineering team.  As an iRobot intern, you will work both independently and with other interns to directly support the engineering staff, on tasks ranging from data collection to design projects. You should be comfortable multitasking and generating deliverables with the appropriate level of detail.


This internship will start in January and will be for 6 months.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties:

  • Perform testing and evaluation of robotic components
  • Assembling / refurbishing robots for field testing
  • Driving robots and providing feedback on performance-related issues
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) support for design changes, including submission of changes through the Engineering Review Board and Change Control Board
  • Analysis of robotic components
  • Design and create test fixtures for engineers
  • Developing test metrics and evaluating new designs
  • Writing reports to document how the robot satisfies a given requirement



  • Outstanding academic record
  • Broad scholastic experience in multiple disciplines.
  • Aptitude/Desire to work in a dynamic environment in a self motivated, action oriented fashion
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Comfortable exploring work tasks, seeking out answers, and working independently when necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills track record, excellent oral and written communication/briefing skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • US Citizenship strongly preferred

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Job Categories: Mechanical Engineering. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: CAD, Intern, irobot, Mechanical Engineering, and robot. Salary: Negotiable. Job expires in Endless.

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