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DEKA Research & Development Internship - Control Systems Engineer in Manchester, New Hampshire

Behind DEKA?s brick walls sits a team of professionals who strive to make a difference every day through thoughtful engineering, design, and manufacturing. New ideas are always welcome and explored to make the Manchester Millyard a place to create some of the most innovative and life-changing products of our time. Our employees enjoy the benefits of living and working an hour from the beach, Boston, and the mountains, the historic Amoskeag Millyard once housed the largest textile mills in the world. It is now home to DEKA Research and Development, where we are taking same innovation and cutting-edge technology into the modern age.

DEKA develops its talented employees through hands on learning and encourages future engineers through FIRST Robotics. We are proud of this aspect of our culture and are always looking to grow our family at DEKA.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Controls Engineering Intern to work in a dynamic R&D environment. In this role you will work alongside a group of passionate engineers to create innovative solutions that truly make a difference.

DEKA offers Internships and Co-Ops for full time students* (must be at least 18 years of age). Internships last a minimum of 10 weeks, 12 preferred. All Summer internships must start no later than June 21, 2021.

How you will make an impact:

  • Develop and maintain control systems for innovative medical and robotic products

  • Develop and design new prototype devices and test fixtures

  • Design systems using mechanical, electrical design and software development skills.

  • Develop medical devices according to FDA design practices

  • Failure mode and effect analysis on control systems

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering program at least junior level, masters preferred.

  • Must show a strong background in both the Electrical and Mechanical disciplines.

  • Strong software experience with Python, C/C++, LabView, and/or PLC?s.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a self-starter eager to contribute in a team environment

  • Must be detail oriented

Applicants should be aware that short-term housing options in Manchester, NH are limited and that DEKA is not able to assist with housing.

Public transportation is available and routes/schedules can be found by visiting the Manchester Transit Authority website, www.mtabus.org.

Please be aware that we try to make sure that our internship opportunities are well defined and will provide a unique experience. We understand that most candidates would like to know if they have a placement as soon as possible, but at DEKA it takes more time than other companies. We will try to let you know as soon as we can, but encourage you to pursue other opportunities as well.

*A full time student is defined as being enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at an undergraduate program, or a minimum of 9 credits per semester for a graduate program.