Intern - Michigan (Spring 2023)
Ann Arbor, MI 
Posted 20 days ago
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Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
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About ESi

Engineering Systems Inc. (ESi) is an engineering and scientific investigation and failure analysis firm. We primarily work with law firms, insurance companies, and manufacturers on small to large scale projects to answer any technical questions they have. Our projects can entail investigating major transportation accidents, equipment failures, personal injury claims, and damage to residential or commercial structures. The variety and depth of our project work creates a variety of fulfilling roles at ESi.

Please explore our website to learn more about ESi:

About This Role

Provides technical support and assists engineering consultants with inspections, analysis and testing of vehicles, industrial machinery, consumer products and other equipment. Assist in scene surveys, inspections and generation of maps and layout drawings. Assists in application of scientific principles, engineering methods and techniques to a variety of projects.

Mandatory research project must be completed by the end of the Internship and is expected to require approximately 40 hours of effort (housing not included). Research topic shall be mutually agreed upon between intern and supervisor.

Internship Duration: Spring Semester (typically January - May)

Required Work Hours:

  • Internships with ESi are expected to be fulltime, 40-hours per week, from Monday to Friday (Business hours are from 8am-5pm).
  • If you are participating in our co-op program - we require that you are taking no more than 2 classes during your employment with ESi and are able to work a minimum of 32 hours per week.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Verbal and Written Communication.
  • Intermediate skills with CAD and office productivity software. Strong Mechanical Aptitude.

Preferred Skills:


Experience Required:

  • Six months working experience required.

Experience Preferred:

  • Machine shop, machine tools, wood working tools. Demonstrated familiarity with automotive systems. Data acquisition and instrumentation.

Education Required:

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Engineering. Must have completed at least Freshman year. Academic good standing at an ABET accredited engineering school.

Preferred Education:

  • Major in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Structural Engineering.
  • 3.30 GPA or higher, preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Must be able to travel for trips of three days in length.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, crawl, climb and lift up to 50#. Work may occasionally need to be performed at various heights, out of doors in varied climate extremes.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position includes work in a variety of environments including office, laboratory, industrial, construction and outdoors. Noise levels, temperature and weather conditions will vary according to the work environment. When appropriate employees will be required to use suitable PPE.

It is the policy of ESI, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status. ESI is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting people with disabilities, as well as veterans. If you need assistance with completing the electronic application, please email your request to


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