Intern: Electrical Systems Test (Summer 2020)

The Electrical, Electronics and Vehicle Connectivity Engineering department at Volvo is responsible for delivering technical solutions for electronics hardware and embedded software for hundreds of functions including driver electronics & connectivity, body, brakes, suspension, steering, air production management, and tire pressure monitoring for Volvo & Mack truck brands in North American markets.
We are now looking for potential and prospective candidates for our student experience program. This program offers a great learning environment combined with hands-on work experience which will complement your academic knowledge while spending time with smart and fun loving colleagues.
What will you do?
  • You will work on leading edge, hands-on development projects guided by experienced colleagues, giving you an opportunity to learn about our technology, be a part of solving real problems and get answers to a lot of questions
  • Work on your own project which will support our ongoing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Learn about truck functionalities and understand how a truck is different from a passenger car
  • Visit our factories and see how trucks are built
  • Network with a lot of professionals from other functions and get career guidance
  • This is a great opportunity to enhance your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills by working with people from highly diverse backgrounds

Education and Program Requirements
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Electrical, Electronics, Computer, Automotive or Robotics engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Willing to work up to 40 hours per week for the full program duration
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Ideal candidates possess strong engineering fundamentals, are innovative and think out of the box
  • Have project experience involving design of electronics systems and software, preferably utilizing micro-controllers, sensors, actuators or communication modules to solve a real life problem
  • Able to gather, analyze and present scientific information
  • A team player able to lead with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft office products
  • Possess a valid US Work authorization

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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