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Electrical Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) - Reading, PA

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

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.

Brand Overview:

 

GAI-Tronics® owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world’s largest company focused on the communication needs of the world’s industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics’ earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today’s GAI-Tronics® aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world’s most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. 

 

GAI-Tronics offers a wide range of health and welfare, incentive and educational opportunities that have earned us a reputation as one of the leading employers. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, a Retirement savings plan, Time away from work and more! When you work for GAI-Tronics, you can expect an environment where your expertise will make a real change to our business, merging the company’s success with that of your own.

Posting Address:

 

Reading, PA

Position 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.

 

The Engineering Intern position offers a variety of opportunities including basic engineering tasks related to design, analysis, test, integration and systems engineering. Opportunities can vary from working in Application Tooling, Utility, Lean Manufacturing, Research & Development lab, New Product Development, continuous improvement or more.

 

Engineering Interns will typically support one or more experienced engineers 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. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which will help them build a strong network within the Hubbell community. The intent is to provide the intern with knowledge that builds on both their education and engineering knowledge.  Also, the intern will learn how to collaborate with peers, participate in peer reviews, manage a scheduled timeline, maintain project scope, and update management on project status.

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
    • Engineering research and technical assistance to engineers
    • Review current engineering program activities to make recommendations for changes/improvement opportunities
    • Perform tests to assure quality control
    • 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 40 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 degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Strong computer skills with preferred experience using CAD/related drawing software
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of programmable ICs, circuit analysis and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Education:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering

 

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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