Western Kentucky University


2013/2014 Engineering Internship or Co-op Employment Opportunities

Engineering internship and co-op employment opportunities will be posted here for 60 days or until they are filled. Feel free to email Debbie Berry at debra.berry@wku.edu for more information regarding any of the openings posted here. If a TopJobs ID number is listed, please log into TopJobs to view more details and to apply.  If you are a company and would like to have your opening posted here, please contact Debbie Berry with the details about your opportunity at debra.berry@wku.edu .

Employers may also email a word document of the job description to Career Services at EmployerRelations@wku.edu  to have the opening posted to TopJobs, our online job search database for WKU students and alumni.

2013/2014 Engineering Internship & Co-op Opportunities:Details on openings listed here have been emailed to engineering students. Contact Debbie Berry at debra.berry@wku.edu if you need more detailed information on openings posted here.

June 2014:

  • New Mather Metals-Franklin, KY: Seeking ME engineering student to work as summer engineering intern and continue on part-time during fall semester. The intern will complete a variety of continuous improvement projects in multiple plant production floor areas. Click HERE to view job details. Interested applicants may email their resumes to Ms. Eileen Coleman at eileen.coleman@newmather.com. Ms. Coleman is their HR Manager.

May 2014:

  • B3Electric-Russellville, KY: Seeking EE jr or sr to work as a summer intern. Desire student skilled in AutoCad and interested in automation including control system design. Interested students may email resumes to Mr. John Baker at john@b3electric.com. You may visit their website at www.b3electric.com for more information on the company.
  • SCA Americas- Bowling Green KY: Seeking Mechanical Engineering intern for summer 2014. Student may continue working part-time during the school year. Same job description as posted in Feb. below. Interested students may email resumes to Ms. Amy Cohron, HR Generalist, at amy.cohron@sca.com.
  • Daicel Safety Systems America- Beaver Dam KY: Seeking ME summer intern to work in the area of quality engineering. Interested students may email their resume to dssaresume@dssa.daicel.com .

March 2014-April 2014:

  • JM Smucker-Scottsville KY: Seeking summer engineering intern. Prefer ME students who will be rising Jr or Sr classifications. Interested students may submit resumes to Mr. Brad Mast, HR Mgr., at brad.mast@jmsmucker.com.
  • New Mather Metals- Franklin KY: Seeking summer engineering intern. Interested ME students may email resumes to Ms. Eileen Coleman, HR Manager, at eileen.coleman@nhkusa.com.
  • Bowling Green Metal Forming-Bowling Green KY: Seeking rising Jr or Sr ME student for summer engineering internship. Interested students may email their resumes to Ms. Angela Menchaca, HR coordinator, at angela_menchaca@cosma.com.
  • Emerson Electric-Russellville KY: Seeking to fill 3 summer intern positions in the areas of CAD, Rotor Mfg, and Winding. Interested students may email resumes to Ms. Meghan Watkins, HR, at meghan.watkins@emerson.com.
  • TD Tools-Woodburn KY: Seeking ME student for summer product engineering intern position. Prefer rising Jr. or Sr. classification.
  • Meritor-Franklin KY: Seeking ME intern to work full time this summer and possibly part time during the upcoming school year. Interested students may email Daniel.ennis@meritor.com with resumes and cover letters. Mr. Ennis is the Quality Engr Mgr.
  • HMB Professional Engineers-Madisonville KY office: Seeking summer project intern. Interested students may email their resumes to Charlie Hellman at chellmann@hmbpe.com .
  • Gryphon Environmental-Hartford KY: Seeking summer ME project intern. Interested ME students may email resumes to chad@2gryphon.com.
  • Lazar Anode Technologies-Hawesville KY: Seeking summer engineering intern. Prefer ME or EE student interested in working May 26-July 18 2014. Interested students may email resumes to teri.payne@lazaranodetech.com.

February 2014:

  • Bowling Green Municipal Utilities-Bowling Green KY: Seeking ME and CE summer interns. Click HERE to view pdf & to apply by March 29, 2014. Find more information & flier on TopJobs, Job ID # 39746. Intern Positions are in the areas of Water Systems Engr & Hyrdraulic analysis.
  • Bridgestone - Morrison TNSeeking BSME for one year co-op position beginning on June 1st and lasting 14 months. Salary is $15/hour and benefits are available. Apply by Mar. 5, 2014. Click HERE to view pdf & to apply. You should seek your adviser approval to accept this option. Lana Kunkel in Career Services can help with IDST 369-Field Experience to hold your place in school for financial aid.
  • Emerson in Russellville KY: Seeking engineering intern. Click HERE for description & details to apply.
  • J.M.Smuckers- Scottsville, KY: Seeking EE or ME engineering intern for their Scottsville plant.
  • SCA Americas- Bowling Green KY: Seeking engineering intern. Click here for more details & to apply.
  • Sumitomo- Scottsville, KY: Seeking engineering EE or ME intern for their plant. To apply, send your resume to resumes@sewsus.com and specify Engineering intern and which plant location you are interested in- Scottsville or Edmonton. If you need more information, contact Ms. Berry at debra.berry@wku.edu.

January 2014:

November 2013:

  • J.M.Smucker Summer 2014 Engineering Internship-Scottsville KY: Seeking EE or ME students who are currently So, Jr, or Sr classifications in their engineering programs. To apply, visit www.smuckercareers.com , Click on the careers tab, click view job opportunities, & filter to the Scottsville, KY plant location. You may click HERE to view the job opening. Posted 11/21/13.

September 2013 Postings:

  • Dixie-Bowling Green KY:Seeking temporary CAD Operator for fall 2013. Require mid-high level proficiencey with AutoCad. Estimated project hours: 80 hrs. Completion date: Dec. 2013. Click HERE to view job description & to apply. Emailed on Aug. 27, 2013. Posted:9/10/13.

August 2013 Postings:

  • Douglas Autotech Corporation- Hopkinsville KY:Seeking Engineering interns/co-ops. They manufacture steering columns for several automobiles. If you would like to submit your resumes for consideration, email them to Ms. Julie Farrie, Quality Manager, at farriej@douglastech.com and to stallonst@douglasautotech.com . Click the following links to view the job descriptions: Quality Engineering Intern and Manufacturing Engineering Intern. Posted: Aug.8,2013.
  • Gryphon Environmental-Hartford,KY: Seeking ME full time co-op or recent graduate. Click HERE for details & to apply. Posted: 8/22/13.
  • Midmark Corp.-Glasgow KY:See June posting below. They are still actively seeking a Mechanical Engineering student to work as a parallel co-op for the 2013/2014 academic year. They will work with the student on scheduling work hours around their class schedule. Click HERE for details. Posted: Aug. 8, 2013
  • Quad/Graphics- Franklin KY: Seeking ME or EE Intern to work at least 15 hrs/week and possibly work some weekends as needed. Seeking So, Jr, or Sr classifications in their engineering programs. Click HERE for more details & to apply. Posted: Aug. 22, 2013.
  • SCA Americas- Bowling Green, KY: Seeking ME Engineering Intern to work 15-20 hrs/week around their class schedule for the academic year. Will consider So, Jr, or Sr classifications in their ME program. Click HERE for details & to apply. Posted: Aug. 22, 2013
  • Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems-Scottsville, KY:Current opening for a sophomore,junior or senior Electrical or Mechanical Engineering student to assist in the automated assembly area. The intern will work as part of the engineering & manufacturing staff team. They have just had a successful experience with a WKU Engineering summer intern & are eager to find someone for the 2013/2014 school year and will allow flexible work hours around your class schedule. Click HERE for more details & to apply. Posted: Aug. 8, 2013.
  • TS Performance- Bowling Green KY- Seeking Mechanical Engineering student to work as an intern/parallel co-op for the 2013/2014 academic year. Could lead to future full time offer. They manufacture electronic modules & chips for diesel applications for trucks & tractors. Also mfg & sell data logging software for racing & tractor pulling. Click HERE for more details and for directions to apply. Posted: 8/8/13. 

June-July 2013 Postings:

  • Baron Blakeslee SFC in Bowling Green KY- Seeking a Mechanical Engineering intern to work in a parallel co-op. Full time this summer & part time during the school year. Click HERE to view details & to apply. Posted: 7/2/13.
  • Boeing Internships & Co-ops-Multiple National Locations:  For more information and to apply, reference TopJobs ID 37046 or visit the Boeing Website to view current openings and to apply. Posted: 6/5/2013.
  • Dana Corporation- Glasgow, KY- Summer Intern/Parallel Co-op: Seeking ME Junior or Senior student to work full time during summer 2013 & part time during the school year around their class schedule. They anticipate the position leading to a full time engineering opportunity upon graduation. Click HERE for details & to apply. Posted: 6/12/13. 
  • Halton Company Research & Development Engineering Intern- Scottsville, KY- Mechanical Engineering Juniors or Seniors with an interest in thermal-fluids sciences are encouraged to apply. Click HERE for a detailed job description & for directions to apply. Posted: 7/29/13. 
  • Midmark Corp. - Glasgow KY-Immediate opening for a ME Co-op for Summer 2013 continuing during the school year. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands on experience in product testing & design in a manufacturing environment. The co-op will be supervised by a Design Engineer. The Midmark Glasgow location specializes in the design and production of wooden dental furniture serving dental market needs. This includes fabricating all of the needed solid surface & laminate tops. Click HERE for more details & directions to apply. Posted: 6/27/13.
  • SpanTech - Glasgow KY- Immediate Mechanical Engineering Intern Opening in Design. Desire a parallel co-op arrangement (full time hours in the summer & part time hours during the school year). Click HERE for more details & to apply. Click HERE to visit their website.Posted: 7/2/13.


Additional 2013/2014 Engineering Internship & Co-op Employment Opportunities:  

  • LG&E,KU Spring 2014 Co-op Openings-Multiple KY locations including Louisville: Must apply online at www.lge-ku.com/careers. Must have completed So year in Engineering and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Click HERE to view the list of openings & descriptions. Most Spring co-ops will employ students from January-April.
  • UPS(United Parcel Service) Full Time, Co-op, & Internship  Openings in Louisville KY-Visit www.upsjobs.com to view a complete list of jobs & to apply. TopJobs ID 37173. Posted: June 17, 2013.



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