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Strategic Student Program Technical Documentation Intern (MSE, Huntsville)

Huntsville, Alabama
Internal Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 234224
Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Huntsville
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.


Job Description:

Siemens PLM Software
Strategic Student Intern Program (SSP)

Discover your career with us at Siemens PLM Software!

We are a leading global software company dedicated to the world of computer aided design, 3D modeling and simulation— helping innovative global manufacturers design better products, faster!  With the resources of a large company, and the energy of a software start-up, we have fun together while creating a world class software portfolio. Our culture encourages creativity, welcomes fresh thinking and focuses on growth, so our people, our business, and our customers can achieve their full potential.

Currently we’re recruiting interns for our summer 2019 Strategic Student Program. Our internship program will allow you to find a career path that most inspires you. Here, you will apply your education to solve real-world problems, and turn theory into practice. At Siemens, our goal is to empower our students to become the next leaders of our company.


In our Huntsville, Alabama office location, we have internship positions available in Mainstream Engineering. More information on our specific roles are included in this document.


Baseline Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as a university undergraduate student

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Authorized to work in the United States without the need for future or current sponsorship by the company
  • Able to work from Huntsville, AL without relocation assistance
  • Preferred junior or pre-senior status


  • Paid volunteer time off

  • Employee discounts at our top customer sites

  • Networking with our global leaders

  • Mentorship from senior engineers

  • Individual career development planning

  • Professional and technical workshops

  • Energetic student community

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Potential for full time offers after university graduation and completion of the program


Mainstream Engineering (MSE)
Solid Edge Information Developer


As an intern in Mainstream Engineering, you will have the opportunity to work on our Solid Edge software, focused on the design and engineering needs of small and medium sized manufacturing businesses. Solid Edge develops solutions for creating virtual parts to emulate real-world mechanisms and machines, providing insight into a simulated manufacturing world.  The Information Developer Intern with assist in authoring, editing, testing, and training for desktop and web-based applications.

You will champion projects to:

  • Research, plan, develop, and maintain new and existing documentation and courseware for end-users of computer-aided mechanical design, engineering, and analysis software.

  • Work with subject matter experts (software engineers, application engineers, usability specialist, marketing staff, courseware developers, customer education) and use the software products to develop the documentation and courseware.

  • Define scope, develop plans, perform project management for individual or team projects.

  • Identify product planning issues and product development projects that have impact on information products.

  • Ensure that documents are technically accurate, succinct, user-focused, and free from errors.

  • Support and assist other information developers with various related tasks.


Organizational Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Technical writing, Instructional Design, Engineering, or other related disciplines
  • Knowledge and experience with XML and related information encoding technologies
  • Eager to learn and desire to develop new knowledge and skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel PowerPoint)
  • Passionate, driven, and proactive
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to understand complex engineering problems
  • Effective organizational and time management skills 
  • Inspires collaboration

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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