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Hardware Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) - Somersworth, NH

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Somersworth, NH, US, 03878

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.

Posting Address:


130 Main Street

Somersworth, NH 03878

Position Overview:


Hardware Intern will assist with Electronic hardware design and development activities associated with high volume electronic products associated with the Smart Meter industry.


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
  • End of summer presentation to the local management team

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop hardware from concept to production launch including design documentation, participating in design reviews, coding, code reviews, unit testing 
  • Develop and implement strategy to validate resulting systems against requirements. Thus, the hardware design and development responsibilities include the development and implementation of design verification test procedures.
  • Document and resolve defects.
  • Develop hardware and software test tools as needed.
  • Ensure the overall quality of the hardware incorporated in the system, its performance against requirements, and its on-schedule delivery.
  • Ensure designs are to exceed requirements of governing agencies (i.e., FCC and UL) and must be capable of listing with these agencies where applicable.
  • Work in a team environment and work with others to achieve the best possible end-product from all functional viewpoints.
  • Capture and direct corrective actions in response to field complaints and supply issues.

Skills and Experience:


  • Competent working with Microsoft Office and other related software utilizing a Windows platform
  • Beginners background in analog and digital design and development.
  • Beginners understanding of hardware interfaces, E-field sensors, current sensors and low power battery design.
  • Experience with schematic capture tools like OrCad, Altium, Ealge and simulation tools such as LTspice and Electronic Workbench.
  • Working understanding of Design Verification Testing at the circuit level.
  • Experience with circuit bring-up and solid troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Basic understanding of firmware interfaces.
  • Can-Do attitude with an ability to accept complete project responsibility.
  • Motivated self-starter and independent decision-making based on good judgment.
  • Innovative and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s 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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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