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Strategic Student Program Aerospace and Defense Design Intern (IND, Livonia)

Livonia, Michigan
Internal Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 239316
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Livonia
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, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:


 Siemens PLM Software

Strategic Student 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.


We have positions available in our Industry Solutions, Product Engineering Software, and Chief Technology Office groups. 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
  • Preferred sophomore or pre-junior status


  • Victorious daily ping pong tournaments

  • 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



Industry Solutions Group 

Aerospace and Defense Design Engineer
Aerospace and Defense Design Engineer

As an intern in the Industry Solutions group, you will apply and develop your MCAD and/or ECAD skills while working with an actual aircraft 3D CAD model.  Your work will involve design work, systems work and the use of relevant Product Data Management tools.  You will have the opportunity to work with A&D Industry engineering professionals and leading MCAD and ECAD tool experts within our organization while you gain valuable real world experience, including:

  • Generating detailed 3D component designs within existing aircraft structure

  • Incorporating and/or converting existing structural components to composite parts

  • Generate detailed schematic and 3D wire harness designs within existing aircraft structure

  • Integrating wire harness design with existing aircraft electronics (pin to pin connections)

  • Generating relative product and bill of materials data associated with design work

  • Attending NX MCAD tool training and mentoring as required

  • Attending Mentor Capital ECAD tool training and mentoring as required

  • Attending Teamcenter Product Lifecycle Management tool training and mentoring as required


Organization Requirements:

  • At least a junior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • Existing MCAD and/or ECAD (wire harness) experience required

  • NX MCAD experience preferred, but not required

  • Mentor Capital ECAD experience preferred, but not required

  • Passionate, driven, and proactive
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills 

  • Desire to continuously improve and learn about new areas

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal 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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