iRobot Corporation

Robotics Engineering Intern, Mechanical

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
Category Product Development/Engineering
Requisition ID
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
2 days ago(2/20/2018 11:16 AM)


We are seeking a Robotics Engineering Intern to support the prototyping and development of early stage consumer robotic systems. Depending on skills and experience, job duties may include mechanical design, prototyping, and testing; electronical circuit design; control system design and implementation; and computer or embedded systems programming.


This internship is a 6 month commitment from July 2018 -December 2018.


Essential Functions/ Job Duties

Students studying Mechanical, Electrical, or Robotics Engineering are encouraged to apply. You will:

  • Work on next-generation, unreleased home robot concepts and product prototypes
  • Design, prototype, and test mechanical components independently and then in larger systems
  • Write software to control or test robots or mechatronic systems
  • Document both your hardware and your software for customers inside and outside the company
  • Work closely with a small group of excited, invested engineers


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work well as part of a small team
  • An inquisitive mind. Comfortable exploring work tasks, seeking out answers, and working independently when necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills track record, excellent oral and written communication/briefing skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and prioritization skills
  • Unconditional love for robots


Optional Skills:

  • Knowledge of MCAD packages, including Pro/E or Solidworks
  • Experience in machine shop, including lathe, mill, and hand tools
  • Knowledge of ECAD packages, including Altium and SPICE
  • Experience soldering surface mount components
  • Experience programming embedded hardware, like Arduino or Raspberry Pi
  • Proficiency with C, C++, and/or Python



About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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