Test Lab Intern
Lafayette, IN 
Posted 9 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Position Overview:

The Test Lab Internship runs through the college summer break and gives engineering students an opportunity to complete real work tasks in a mechanical validation and verification laboratory. After completing the internship, the students often have the opportunity to continue working on a part time basis during the school year.

Essential Duties:

  • Design new tooling for use in the Test Lab
  • Complete tests from start to finish: Create a test layout, write a test plan, run the test, assist in the setup and teardown of test assemblies, inspect test units at the conclusion of the tests, and write reports.
  • Work on Solid Modeling and analysis tasks with a Design Engineer
  • The intern will work full time during the summer months with the option of working part time during the fall and spring semesters.

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Proficiency with SolidWorks 3-D modeling software required. If the candidate does not have SolidWorks experience proficiency in another program such as CATIA, ProE/Creo, NX, or SolidEdge will be considered.
  • Hands on mechanical aptitude required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required
  • Experience with hydraulic equipment preferred
  • Experience working with data acquisitions systems and PLC's preferred

Education and Experience:
Sophomore or Junior status in A.B.E (Machine Systems), M.E. or M.E.T curriculum.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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