nVent's Mechanical Engineering and Design Co-Op will develop leadership and engineering skills through a variety of projects and experiences, formal & information training, and leadership opportunities. During their experience, Interns will have exposure to several different facets of the Enclosures segment, while gaining exposure and valuable development within a global organization.
In this position, you will get to:
Prepare product layouts with direction from engineering
Design components and assemblies using 3D CAD system
Adhere to engineering drafting and release standards
Participate in the product development process, including design brainstorming and voice of customer activity
Process Change Action documentation, including the development of bills of material
Perform research and investigation to obtain missing information and to ensure all specifications are correctly presented on documentation
Use FEA (finite element analysis) tools to analyze parts and assemblies in static and dynamic environments
Research and present on a variety of current and next generation technologies
Perform required calculations to ensure all dimensions, tolerances and other specifications are correct as represented on documentation
What You Will Experience in this Position
Your experience as an Engineering Co-Op goes beyond the day-to-day of your role. In addition to the support of your manager, you can expect to grow and develop through exposure to leadership, engaging in development opportunities, and networking with other early career professionals.
Training & Development: Training and development is provided throughout your internship through on-the-job experiences and structured learning opportunities, fostering the development of business acumen and leadership skills at a global organization.
Community: Join a community of other early career professionals as you launch your career. A peer-led committee helps to organize social, professional and service-related activities and events for interns and early career professionals. You will also be invited to join our Employee Resource Groups (ERG's) which offer special events, networking, professional development and volunteer opportunities throughout the year to promote inclusion and respect and to help us embrace our diversity.
Mentorship & Networking: Build a network of peers, managers and senior leaders to support your career path and aid your growth. Gain exposure to nVent professionals at every level who will act as formal and informal mentors during your internship.
Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Juniors and Seniors preferred (Grads December 2024 - June 2025)
3D Software modeling experience
Proficient computer skills
Candidates applying for nVent's Co-Op and Internship Program must have current work authorization and be legally authorized to work in the U.S. nVent does not provide work authorization sponsorship.
Ability to work in Anoka, Minnesota full time, including overtime, for the term outlined. Housing stipend is available for those who qualify.
Knowledge of design standards and manufacturing processes
Basic knowledge/aptitude in mechanical, electrical or refrigeration for designing, assisting and directing the build of components and assemblies
HVAC and/or sheet metal knowledge
Skill using SolidWorks
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Ability to organize, document, and schedule multiple simultaneous projects
Skill in written and oral communication with the ability to interface with people across multiple functional areas
A dynamic global reach with diverse operations around the world that will stretch your abilities, provide plentiful career opportunities, and allow you to make an impact every day
At nVent, we connect and protect a more sustainable and electrified world with inventive electrical solutions. We're a nearly $3 billion high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 10,000+ people at more than 130 sites around the world. Our solutions deliver value to industrial, commercial, residential, energy and infrastructure customers, providing mission critical solutions that improve performance, lower costs and reduce downtime.
We design, manufacture, market, install and service high-performance products and solutions that connect and protect mission critical equipment, buildings and essential processes. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.
Commitment to strengthen communities where our employees live and work
We encourage and support the philanthropic activities of our employees worldwide
Through our nVent in Action matching program, we provide funds to nonprofit and educational organizations where our employees volunteer or donate money
Core values that shape our culture and drive us to deliver the best for our employees and our customers. We're known for being:
Innovative & adaptable
Dedicated to absolute integrity
Focused on the customer first
Respectful and team oriented
Optimistic and energizing
Accountable for performance
Benefits to support the lives of our employees
At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other's authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.