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Electrification Engineering Graduate Student Summer Intern 2024

Job Description

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more… many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

The 2024 Summer Internship Program is for students enrolled in major fields of study that align with full-time employment opportunities at John Deere. Students may enter the program during undergraduate or graduate studies. The majority of our internship experiences are offered in the summer months, usually lasting 12 weeks. Available locations for Electrification Engineering interns include Waterloo, IA; Moline, IL; Cary, NC; and Fargo, ND.

What Skills You Need

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience testing electrical components using standard lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, and power supplies.
  • Familiarity with a symbolic programming language such as Simulink or LabView.
  • Experience using modeling tools such as Matlab/Simulink and circuit analysis software.
  • Experience with electric machines, or inverters/converters/chargers, or Li-Ion batteries, or electric vehicle systems, or electric drive control systems.
  • Enrolled in an Engineering Masters or PhD program.
  • Strong candidates will have course work or research with a concentration in an electric machines, power electronics, batteries, hybrid vehicles, or dynamics and control.
  • Minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. (3.4 or higher preferred)