iRobot Corporation

  • Mechanical Engineering Intern

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(6/25/2018 5:55 PM)
  • Summary


    iRobot is seeking a bright and energetic student to join their Mechanical Engineering team. As an iRobot intern, you will work both independently and with other interns to directly support the engineering staff, on tasks ranging from data collection to design projects. You should be comfortable multitasking and generating deliverables with the appropriate level of detail.


    This internship will start in September - December 2018

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Perform testing and evaluation of robotic components
    • Assembling / refurbishing robots for field testing
    • Driving robots and providing feedback on performance-related issues
    • Computer Aided Design (CAD) support for design changes, including submission of changes through the Engineering Review Board and Change Control Board
    • Analysis of robotic components
    • Design and create test fixtures for engineers
    • Developing test metrics and evaluating new designs
    • Writing reports to document how the robot satisfies a given requirement



    • Outstanding academic record
    • Broad scholastic experience in multiple disciplines.
    • Aptitude/Desire to work in a dynamic environment in a self motivated, action oriented fashion
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • 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 

    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 800 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, the United Kingdom, 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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