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Product Development Engineering Internship - Summer 2020

Who we are:  
Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world have a better day at work.  
 
We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.  
 
Why people choose Product Engineering at Steelcase:  
 
We believe you will appreciate working for a company that values innovation combined with phenomenal resources.  
 
We have a major focus on learning by doing. We’ll provide you with mentorship through the entire development and design process with a keen focus on sustainability. This not a CAD only experience.  
Our previous students enjoyed the vast number of experiential opportunities ranging from utilizing our in-house model shop, test lab, to tours of our facilities and visiting suppliers.  
You’ll learn quickly this company offers a diversity of products and materiality. 
 
The Role:  
You will own valuable projects that provide new value to the company. While you develop the project, you will learn and apply the design thinking process. Some previous interns have even earned their names on patents! 
You will experience the entire engineering development process including: 
·       Ideation 
·       Concept work 
·       Analysis 
·       Prototyping 
·       Testing 
We believe you’ll appreciate the balance of individual work with multi-functional projects with teams made up of marketing, design, finance and more. 
 
Who you are:  
·       Are you eager to learn the product development process? 
·       Are you curious? 
·       Is your work ethic strong? 
·       Is mechanical aptitude strong (creative, can think critically and apply it to design)? 
·       Do you have experience or desire to learn 3-d modeling/solid modeling/CAD 
 
Qualifications:  
Rising Junior/Senior preferred 
Course completion: Statics, Dynamics, Materials,  
 
Your Future Team:  
You will join one of many engineering teams relating to furniture, seating, health care, education, etc. Additionally, we believe you will find our product engineering atmosphere mirrors the culture of Steelcase with people who are inclusive, open to questions, hungry for new ideas, respectful, experts in their fields and kind.  
 
FYI: 
We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who enjoy interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.  
We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.