Summer 2021: Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Undergraduate)

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Summer 2021: Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Undergraduate)

Bedford, MA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities



    • Test and evaluate robotic components
    • Assemble and/or refurbish robots for field testing
    • Drive robots and provide 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 manufacture test fixtures for engineers
    • Develop test metrics and evaluate new designs
    • Write reports to document how the robot satisfies a given requirement
  • Qualifications
    • Outstanding academic record
    • Broad scholastic experience in multiple disciplines
    • Experience with various manufacturing methods including machine shop equipment and 3D printing
    • Aptitude and 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 and excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Industry
    Consumer Electronics
  • 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. To date, we have sold over 25 million robots and globally employ more than 1,000 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.