Mechanical Engineering Internship | Houston Mechatronics, Inc.
Houston Mechatronics, Inc. (HMI) is Houston’s leader in robotic and automation systems and is located in Webster, TX; just down the street from NASA’s Johnson Space Center. We want you to be a part of our amazing team as we design, develop, and deploy intelligent, automated systems in 3 key markets: Oil & Gas, Telecomm, and Defense. The focus of our company is to disrupt the status quo and to advance the integration of robotics within our targeted industries.
Houston Mechatronics, Inc is seeking a mechanical engineering intern interested in furthering their education in an extremely hands on environment. Here you will go far beyond the classroom and learn what it really means to be an engineer through exposure and participation in all aspects of the engineering process including brainstorming, prototyping, design, fabrication, assembly, and testing. The limits to your assignments will be based on your skills, ambition, and creativity alone.
You must demonstrate a true passion for engineering. Coursework alone is insufficient. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience that goes beyond the classroom. This could be demonstrated via extracurricular engineering activities or experience on competitive engineering teams which may include organizations such as Formula SAE, Baja SAE, RoboSub, FIRST Robotics, etc.
- CAD experience
- Experience using basic shop tools (hammers, drills, saws, mechanics tools, etc.)
- You should have the ability to take something apart, put it back together, and have a basic understanding of how and why it works.
- Attention to detail
- Familiarity with the design challenges of a marine environment
Houston Mechatronics, Inc (HMI) is a Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, immigration status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
In addition, HMI is a federal contractor required to adhere to the Arms Export Control Act of 1976 which governs the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As a result, this position may include access to export controlled information that is subject to US export control laws. Export control laws require employers to restrict access to export controlled information or to obtain export licenses for non-U.S. person employees if their positions require access to information governed by ITAR. The ITAR defines a U.S. person means a person (as defined in §120.14 of this part) who is a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) which includes certain temporary residents and refugees and asylees. HMI does not obtain export licenses for these positions.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.