2024 Summer Intern
Bristol, IN  / Plymouth, MI  / Salunga-Landisville, PA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job/Internship Description

2024 Summer Intern | Fleet Vehicles & Services | Bristol, IN (North)

Regular Employee | Hourly Non-Exempt | $20.00 - 26.00

Who we are:

At The Shyft Group we are driven to deliver. Proudly the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis bring people, goods, and services where they need to be.

We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands -- Utilimaster, Blue Arc, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag, Magnum, Strobes-R-Us, Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond, and Builtmore. Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, every ride.

Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.

With 50 years and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward - leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies.

What you'll do:

An Internship with Utilimaster

Utilimaster, A Shyft Group Brand, is offering a 10-week paid internship program for college students. Positions are currently available in our locations in Bristol, IN; Charlotte, MI; Kansas City, KS; and Landisville, PA.

The Shyft Group was acknowledged as one of Fortune's Fastest Growing Companies in 2021. We have nine go to market brands focused on specialty vehicles. From utility vans to refrigerated trucks, step vans to food trucks, Utilimaster vehicles and upfits are custom crafted to help meet the specific business objectives of our customers using a proprietary Work Driven Design process backed by more than 50 years of experience.

We are seeking candidates who have the initiative and self-motivation to make a significant impact on the job supported by strong relevant skills and knowledge. They need to have the ability to identify and solve problems as well as the adaptability, flexibility, and the ability to handle new situations with ease.

Available Positions Include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Quality Engineering
  • Industrial/CI Engineering
  • Supply Chain/ Supplier Quality
  • Materials/Logistics Mgmt.
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing Operations

What you need to be successful:

Candidates hired at Utilimaster will:

  • Gain practical experience in applying their knowledge and skills to real-worldscenarios.
  • Mentors provide feedback, answer questions, offer advice, and help interns navigate their roles and the organization.
  • Participate in team meetings, brainstorming sessions, or group projects, allowing them to develop teamwork and communication skills.
  • Interns will attend networking events, team outings, or virtual meetings to build relationships and expand their professional connections.
  • Companies will offer workshops, seminars, or lunch-and-learn sessions to interns to enhance their knowledge and broaden their skill sets. These opportunities can cover a range of topics, from industry trends to career development strategies.
  • Performance evaluation: Interns typically go through periodic performance evaluations to assess their progress and provide feedback on their performance. This feedback can help interns identify areas for improvement and build upon their strengths.
  • Interns will experience the company's culture firsthand, observing how employees interact, the company's values, and the work environment.
  • You will gain confidence, improve time management, problem-solving abilities, and adaptability, all of which contribute to personal growth.

Why The Shyft Group?

We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

Stay Healthy:

Medical and Rx Plan

Health Savings Account

Dental and Vision Plan

Healthcare Flexible Spending

Wellness Plan

Financial Security:

401 (k) Retirement Savings

Short and Long Term Disability

Company Provided Life and Dependent Life Insurance

Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Work/Life Balance:

Educational Reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

Dependent Care FSA

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply, please email us at careers@theshyftgroup.com.

The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability.


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