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Mechanical Design Internship in Chicago at Research Lab

Mechanical Design

Research Lab

Chicago (United States)

Start Date Duration Stipend Posted On Apply By
15 Jul - 1 Aug'18
2 Months $1500 /Month 6 Jun'18 22 Jun'18
About Research Lab (http://labxfoundation.org):
Lab-X Foundation US-based non-profit organization that promotes research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in India through incentive-based challenges. Lab-X Foundation's Intern Me 2018' program is providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - a fully paid research internship at a world-class research organization in the US. The selected candidate will be able to complete a 2-month internship at one of the most reputed high energy physics laboratories in the US. To learn more about the experience of our past interns, please visit: www.labxfoundation.org/staff
About the Internship:
Are you excited to work in a world-class research organization to solve challenging engineering problems?

The intern will work on an exciting project at a reputed research lab working on the development of a high-energy particle detector. Specifically, the intern will work on designing and developing 3D models for various components of the high-energy particle detector. In this highly complex project (worth over $200million), tight space constraints, very delicate detector elements (to keep the mass down) and working in a vacuum create unusual mechanical engineering problems that need careful analysis and novel approaches. If you have expertise in CAD, past experience designing and building complex devices, and are eager to take on something truly challenging, this opportunity is for you.
# of Internships available: 1
Skill(s) required: AutoCAD (Learn AutoCAD)
Who can apply:
Only those candidates can apply who:
  1. are available for full time (in-office) internship
  2. can start the internship between 15th Jul'18 and 1st Aug'18
  3. are available for duration of 2 months
  4. have relevant skills and interests
Other requirements:
  1. Engineering students with relevant skills currently pursuing Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (2nd, 3rd, 4th-year students and recent graduates)
  2. Have a valid Indian Passport
  3. Strong working knowledge of mechanical design (excellent understanding of concepts in stress analysis, load transfer etc)
  4. Strong working knowledge of 3D modeling tools such as AutoCAD (and be able to quickly adapt to other similar tools)
  5. Preference will be given to applicants who have worked on a number of engineering projects, built prototypes and have a strong passion for technology and research
  6. Understanding of fundamental concepts in Thermodynamics and Fluid Dynamics
  7. Strong Communication skills - (Can you effectively present your ideas to a group of scientists and convince them of your design?)
Additional Information:
1. Due to an overwhelming response, we have extended the last date to apply for this internship till 20th June
2. Internship Duration is 1st August – 30th September 2018.
3. Students have to submit No Objection Certificate from their college that they can complete the internship, in person in Chicago between 1st August – 30th September.
4. The selected intern will be provided free housing and transportation in the US. An additional monthly stipend of $1500 will be provided. Airfare for the two-way flight between student’s hometown and US destination will be provided. Visa related fees will be reimbursed. Students have to apply for the visa on his own.
5. This internship is presented to you by Internshala in collaboration with Lab-X Foundation.
6. Selection Process –
The process will involve three rounds :
Round 1: Application including your projects, background, and statement of purpose.
Round 2: the design challenge
Round 3: Online interviews

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