Mechanical Engineering Internship

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high-quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment full of opportunities to grow beyond your comfort zone to develop personally and professionally. Does that sound interesting to you?

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Mechanical Engineering Internship.

At Siemens Molecular Imaging, we design and manufacturer both SPECT and PET imaging systems for the world market. 

Siemens offers intern positions in several areas of engineering with varying responsibilities.  Our intern experience is unique with access to onsite manufacturing as well as typical engineering functions.  Internships are integrated directly into the functional departments and given tasks that develop and stretch their skills; this may mean spending time in the test lab, or at the computer terminal.  Past projects ranged from simple designs to prototyping advanced collision prevention systems. 

All of our positions require basic knowledge of Office applications. 

Specific skills, such as use of software development environments and CAD systems will be learned on the job.   All positions may expose the student to customer requirements as well as testing in a regulated industry.  We’re confident your experience at Siemens MI will give you a broad foundation from which to launch your career. 

Mechanical engineering has positions for students interested in the intern program.  Students will:

• Utilize Siemens NX to design simple to semi-complex mechanical systems.

• Become familiar with: Sheet metal, machine parts, casting, injection molding and more.

• Develop and execute test plan to verify designs. 

• Create material specifications, including detailed drawings.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

The ideal candidate is a rising junior ME student with commitment to at least one 6-month rotation (2 quarters, including summer).  Consideration is given to sophomores that have completed ME202, CIVE 216 and PHYSICS 135-1. 

– Preferred 3.0 GPA

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. With more than 50,000 dedicated employees in over 70 countries, we are shaping the future of healthcare. Every day, approximately five million patients worldwide benefit from our innovative technologies and services in diagnostics and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as our digital health and business services.

Our culture:

Our corporate culture values different perspectives, open discussions, and the will to question conventions. Constant change is part of our daily work. We want to drive change in our industry instead of just reacting to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your own ideas and celebrate successes. Please also visit our career page under We attach great importance to equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Internship

  •  Job Location: Hoffman Estates, United States of America
  •  Department: Internal Services
  • Job ID:  339401
  • Organization: Siemens Healthineers

  • Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

  • Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)
  • Full / Part time: Full-Time temporary