Design Engineer Intern

Date: Nov 13, 2023

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

The Hubbell Summer Internship Program is a 10 to 12-week program providing students the opportunity to gain corporate experience, learn about all aspects of our business, and prepare students with the kind of experience needed to have a rewarding career at Hubbell. 

Benefits of a Hubbell Internship:

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major
  • Provides opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business


Posting Address

27151 Burbank, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

Foothill Ranch is nestled up against Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park for any interns that may be interested in an outdoor hike or bike ride along the many trails.
A couple of the trailheads are within 5 minutes from the office doorstep so they’re very accessible. 

Our small office has a family feel enviroment with lots of opportunity to see the many sides of our growing business. Everyone has a role to play and we collaborate to innovate, solve problems and provide exceptional customer experiences. 

Position Overview

We are seeking an Engineering Intern to support 3 key projects related to our Reliaguard products. Our Internship Program runs May - August 2024. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create technical documentation, aligning our entire catalog of products to applicable ANSI documentation standards. Working closely with product engineers, production molders, and quality control, the engineer will be required to determine the appropriate level of detail required, and create drawings to suit. Additionally, the Engineering Intern will assist in creating customer focused drawings, with the guidance of sales staff.
  • Establish packaging reports of existing product designs. The engineering intern will create CAD assemblies of products and create images for reports.
    Working alongside the team, they will test package fitments and create documentation specific to each material for shipping considerations.
  • Sit in on DFM and mold flow meetings for upcoming injection mold products
  • Create customer facing instruction guides for the remainder of our product line. Working with end-users, the engineering intern will create technical documentation that clearly and succinctly illustrates the processes required to install our products in the field.

Skills and Experience

  • Junior, Senior or Recent Grad from Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience using Solidworks software
  • Experience in Solid Modeling software 
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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