Intern - System Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA 
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Incumbent is a student performing an hourly paid internship.

System Engineer - Summer Intern 2022

We are seeking applicants for System Engineer interns for the summer of 2022 to work with our teams at the National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon University in Lawrenceville in Pittsburgh. Successful applicants may be currently studying at the Undergraduate or Graduate level in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Computer Science, or related field of study.

Projects you may support range from industrial machine operator assist systems to agricultural productivity tools and beyond to other automation, autonomy, or safety systems.

Why NREC?

You will have an impact in shaping the robotics revolution, collaborate with and learn from experts, and build your career in a very fast-growing field. As part of our team, you will develop solutions to solve industrial and government challenges, deploy your technology in real-world situations, work side-by-side with robotics experts, and develop a variety of cutting-edge technologies.

Have an Impact!

  • Remove waste from farming = more food ()
  • Make industrial processes environmentally friendly ()
  • Make hazardous jobs safer ()
  • Improve efficiency in industry & manufacturing ()
  • Accelerate screening of pharmaceuticals ()

Take Control of Your Career!

  • Select the career pathway that interests you
  • Influence the direction of projects
  • Supportive of a non-standard schedule
  • Maintain work/life balance
  • Switch between part-time and full-time as life demands

NREC is at the center of the robotics ecosystem in Pittsburgh, PA. With over 60 robotics companies, Pittsburgh has become the robotics capital of the world. Geek Wire calls it ; others call it . Join the leader in the most exciting time in robotics!

Join the best robotics R&D group

Join our talented team at NREC, an operating unit within the world-renowned Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

NREC has 20+ years of experience and is globally renowned for developing and deploying robots into many applications across multiple sectors, such as agriculture, mining, defense, energy, and manufacturing. We strive to provide solutions for real world challenges where automation and robots have greater impact on productivity and improve the safety and comfort of the labor force. Our unique expertise places us at the forefront of unmanned ground vehicle design, autonomy, sensing and perception, machine learning, machine vision, operator assistance, 3D mapping and position estimation. With over 120 robotics professionals, we can solve challenges that no other organization can.

NREC also leads in educational outreach through its Robotics Academy, which builds robotics curricula and software for K-12 and college-level students.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Performing engineering tasking, designing, and problem-solving activities related to robotic or automated system development for diverse industries and applications
  • Performing engineering tests
  • Performing documentation activities
  • Communicating and collaborating with multiple teams and stakeholders to provide updates and provide task deliverables
  • Work on substantive projects that have the potential impact on program success
  • Presenting project and lessons learned to the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a degree-seeking program at the Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate level
  • Experience working and collaborating within a team
  • Systems Engineering skills demonstrated in project work
  • Self-motivated, curious, and failure-seeking to achieve continuous improvements
  • Applies critical big picture thinking in completing tasks
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to work on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and remain agile given changing priorities
  • Practices attention to detail, and respect for documentation accuracy and information sharing

Internship Work Period: Must be available to work full-time (approximately 37.5 hours per week) during a 10-12 week period starting May or June 2022.

At NREC, we value diversity, support it, and thrive on it for the benefits of our organization, our employees and our community. Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements, including use of facial coverings, daily self-assessment and weekly Tartan Testing.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Non-CMU Students

Position Type

Intern (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

Hourly

More Information:

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  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.


Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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