​R&D Product Development Engineering​ (Intern)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Administrative Support Teams are responsible for office administration and daily clerical duties including basic schedule planning, travel arrangements, documentation, and file maintenance. Other responsibilities include scheduling conferences/meeting rooms and responding to general inquiries. They create and maintain office documentation and files and review drafts and finished internal/external communication documents.

Segment, Business Unit or Corporate Group 

This position will be part of the ​ENERGY BUSINESS UNIT--Energy BU innovates sustainable energy networks and keeps the power on​ 

Work Location 

The location for this position is ​Fuquay - Varina, NC​  (Street Address: ​8000 PURFOY Road, FUQUAY - VARINA, NC​) 

Job Overview  

As ​an Intern​ in the ​Energy​ Business Unit, you will: 

Develop a deep understanding of cable accessories and their applications, including low (0-2.5kV), medium (5-46kV), and high voltage (69kV+) products 

Use cutting-edge engineering tools, such as Creo and ANSYS, to design and optimize cable accessories 

Collaborate with a cross-functional team of professionals, including sales, manufacturing, and quality, to ensure products meet customer needs and comply with industry standards 

Work closely with the testing team to design and execute product validation testing according to industry standards, such as UL, ANSI, IEEE, and IEC 


Possess strong analytical skills for problem-solving and optimization in product development. 

Utilize advanced engineering tools, particularly Creo, for intricate design and optimization of medium voltage cold shrinkable joint and terminations. 

Effectively manage multiple projects with differing product requirements  

You’re the kind of person we are looking for if you: 

• Have Received a High School Diploma or GED 

• Are currently enrolled in a program or pursuing a ​BA/BS or MA/MS​ Degree in ​Mechanical Engineering,​ ​Electrical Engineering​ or ​Related Major​ from an accredited college or university or have equivalent work history. (In certain circumstances, students who are taking a gap year will be considered.) 

• Have previous internship or large project experience is preferred 

• Are authorized to work in the U.S. 


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $18.20 – 38.64(subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

What TE Connectivity Internship Program offers
TE has a robust internship program that provides our interns with an abundance of resources to feel included as part of our Team.  Every summer we coordinate various educational and networking events for our interns. The TE University Relations team will be hosting virtual meetups, information sessions, tours, skill building presentations, and topping it off with National Intern Day celebration activities. 

A unique employee resource group we have is the Young Professionals Employee Resource Group (ERG). This group is committed to creating a highly engaged and empowered cross-functional network of young professionals by placing high value in Professional Development, Networking Opportunities and Community Involvement to drive the success of our interns. 

In addition to the ERG, we also provide our interns with complete access to our internal library of self-lead courses. These courses include academies like leadership to help the interns develop their development in becoming future leaders at our organization. To help with their professional growth, we provide access to Mentors via our NAVIGATE platform. Mentors serve as a guide to navigate the organization and provide additional support in their career endeavors at the company. Our program provides a holistic experience for interns that targets professional development and personal growth. 

Our internship program typically runs May thru August and gives students the opportunity to work on projects that contribute to the success of their team and build on their classroom experience. Throughout the 10–12-week program, interns will be provided with:

•            Onboarding & Orientation

•            Professional Development Workshops

•            Networking Opportunities

•            Operations Experience

•            Executive Exposure

TE Connectivity recruits on campus between September and March for New Grad (FT), Rotational, Internship and Co-op positions beginning in May. Once you have applied to a position, your resume and application will be reviewed. If you are selected to move to the next step in the application process, you will be contacted by a recruiter. Once you accept an offer, the onboarding process will begin in January for interns who have committed to offers in the fall semester and upon acceptance for interns who have committed to offers in the spring semester.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  117816
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  University Reqs

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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