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Product 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 seeks Product Engineering Interns for our Aerospace, Defense, and Marine Connectors group. Product Engineering Interns will be responsible for engineering activities to support the design, and documentation of existing products as well as new product extensions.   You will use input from sales and marketing, customers, manufacturing engineering, and development engineering to provide robust solutions.   Interns may interact directly with customers to identify key deliverables and establish product specifications to fulfill customer requirements.  You will apply basic engineering principles, practices, and procedures while working with the manufacturing processes of machining, stamping, plating, molding, and assembly.  Interns will work closely with other Product Engineers and other disciplines such as Manufacturing, Process, and Quality Engineering to find solutions to improve manufacturability and improve designs. You will explore ways to cost reduce the product through design changes while still meeting the product performance requirements.   Interns will also work with Procurement and other engineering disciplines to approve new suppliers.


Product Engineering Interns could work on any of the product lines in our current product portfolio within the Aerospace Defense, and Marine Connectors Group including but not limited to AMPLIMITE, MULTIGIG, BOX, COPALUM, ARINC, RF, PLUG-N-PLAY, NANONICS, Microdot, etc.  The projects would include work in the areas of cost reduction, design improvement, documentation management and new product extensions.


Our internship program gives students the opportunity to work on valuable 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


Click here for a day in the life of an Intern: Life at TE  

Work Location

This position is located in Middletown, PA.

What your background should look like:

  •  A sophomore or junior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, or closely related field. Strong mechanical skills are required.
  • Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, 2-D CAD experience, 3-D CAD modelling skills in Pro Engineer/Creo or Spaceclaim is preferred.
  • Strong MS Office skills, an understanding of design fundamentals including mechanical design, basic electrical theory, and materials science.
  • The Intern Candidate should be a Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering with strong mechanical skills.
  • Energetic, creative, eager to learn, and willing to work on multidisciplinary teams to support the goals of our organization.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  75514
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  University Reqs

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, CAD, Drafting, Machinist, Engineering, Manufacturing

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