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IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. Engineering Technology Intern in Sycamore, Illinois

J. Walter Becker founded IDEAL in 1916 and made a promise that is still an important part of the way IDEAL operates today: "An IDEAL product will provide a value greater than the price paid for it. Service is a part of the product." Becker's foundational principle represents our everyday commitment to you. It's the driving force behind our partnerships with the world's leading distributors, a state of the art delivery system, outstanding customer and technical support and variety of operational benefits designed to save you time and money. It means we're proud of the way we do business.

IDEAL brings you products that make your job easier; products that you can rely on, with warranties you can trust; products that are available whenever and wherever you need them. Every IDEAL product comes with the promise made by our founder more than 90 years ago.

This internship position provides opportunities for student to experience practical application of mechanical/industrial engineering to supplement classroom learning. The internship will be within the Engineering department of IDEAL Corporate.

This Engineering Technology Internship position provides opportunities for a student to experience practical application of electrical engineering to supplement classroom learning. The internship will be within the Research & Development department of IDEAL Industries. This position will support a new initiative to develop new products and services to support the growth of existing IDEAL business units.


  • Apply knowledge and theory to support R&D initiatives

  • New product development and prototyping projects

  • New product opportunity evaluation and concept development

  • Support 3D printing prototyping lab

Pursuing a four-year Engineering Technology college degree

  • Strong grasp of engineering principles and technical application

  • Knowledge of PCB Design, electrical schematics, and software programming of electronics for prototyping (Arduino, Python, Altium, Eagle)

  • Knowledge of machining processes and their applications (Mill, Lathe, CNC, etc.)

  • Knowledge or experience in business development or management

Microsoft Office proficient

IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ID: 2021-3709

Shift: 1st

External Company Name: IDEAL Industries, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 1375 Park Avenue

Post End Date: 3/29/2021

Telecommute: No