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Design Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) - Glasgow, UK

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Glasgow, GB, G52 4BL

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 Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

Chalmit was founded in 1910 to manufacture and supply equipment for the large marine market based on the River Clyde. From this beginning, Chalmit grew and diversified, and now supplies industrial and hazardous area luminaires globally. Always at the forefront of innovation and LED lighting technology, in 2005 Chalmit launched the world’s first Zone 1 LED luminaire and now are proud to offer a complete range of Linear, Flood, Bulkhead and recessed LED lighting to the world’s most demanding markets.

Posting Address

Hubbell Scotland

388 Hillington Road


G52 4BL

Position Overview

The Hubbell Summer Internship Program is a 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. Engineering Interns will typically support one or more experienced Engineering teams in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as the day-to-day operations of the Engineering department.

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.
  • End of summer presentation to the local management team.


Duties and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities will vary by Hubbell business location, but may include the following:

  • Gained knowledge of the industry as it pertains to the Hubbell business location.
  • Experience in planning and organizational skills.
  • Review current marketing program activities to make recommendations for changes/improvement opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Detailed roles and responsibilities will be outlined dependent on business Group, location and the project outlined.
  • Expectations: The intern will be expected to work full-time at 37 hours/week and will be compensated on an hourly basis.

Skills and Experience


  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Operations (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related degree - must participate in a Automation based modules.

Preferred Skills 

  • Experience or understanding of Manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Understanding of BOM’s (materials and material characteristics)
  • Experience with a CAD Package (preferably Autodesk inventor)
  • Have the ability to read mechanical and or electrical drawings
  • Familiar with automation components; motors, servos, PLCs, HMIs, sensors, cams, hydraulics, pneumatics and other devices
  • Have the ability to, or understand the process of fault finding
  • Understand lean processes to work effectively and efficiently


Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Relevant Industries


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.

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