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Cummins Inc. Engineering Intern in Irvine, California

Engineering Intern


Cummins Sales and Service is looking for a sophomore or higher-level college intern for the Irvine, CA office.

Internship length is targeting a minimum of six months with the option to continue until graduation. If the applicant selected is attending a local university, then part time during school up to 20 hours/wk. During the summer student expected to work up to 35 hours/wk.

A successful candidate will apply basic knowledge of college-level science and mathematics principles and practices to assigned tasks in the design, development, and validation of products as part of the Engineering team.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists in creating drawings and validation of test specifications considering application, cost, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service. Creates designs using 2D and 3D CAD software and assists with prototyping activities.

  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional teams to understand customer needs.

  • Aligns engineering requirements with identified customer expectations. Assists all markets at Cummins on processing standard business needs and documentation.

  • Follow all safety regulations and use appropriate PPE.

  • Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.

  • Carries out defined and moderate complexity tasks.

  • Willingness to learn about Cummins’ customer base and ability to apply our products in the industry.



  • Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of science and mathematics

  • CAD experience with 2D detail drawings (AutoCAD) and 3D modeling (CREO), a plus

  • Exposure or background in basic manufacturing processes

  • Ability to document and follow common engineering process

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate within a team

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite for business organization tasks

  • Willingness to learn tools and hands-on work

Education, Licenses, Certifications :

Enrolled in a BS Engineering program with a minimum of sophomore level in good standing, with interest in Engineering or Science related career field, is required. Demonstrated ability to balance course workload along with setting time for work at Cummins during the internship duration.


Minimal work experience, such as internship, co-op, or other pertinent academic projects is required.

Internship length is minimum 6 months and targeting 1-2 yrs, until graduation, M-F 8:30AM to 5PM.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-California-Irvine-US, CA, Irvine, Cummins Pacific

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Mar 18, 2019, 4:33:07 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900013T