Continental Corporation Intern - Electrical Engineering (HW), Summer 2018 in Deer Park, Illinois

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 227,000 employees in 56 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 79486BR

Job Title Intern - Electrical Engineering (HW), Summer 2018

Country United States

Posting Location Deer Park, IL

Job Description


The Transmission group in Deer Park, IL is seeking an Electrical Engineering Intern to join the team. A self­starter student, interested in automotive technology, is needed to assist the group in the design and development of embedded controllers for automotive applications. Under the guidance of the senior engineering staff, the student will have the opportunity to work on new development projects in an exciting, fast paced environment.

Core Responsibilities and tasks:

• Testing and troubleshooting support of embedded controller electronic circuits.

• New electronic circuit research, simulation, and technical data generation.

• Design development activities (such as WCCA, DFMEA, & Product Validation).

• Preparation and/or modification of electrical schematics.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Learn and apply engineering and quality procedures.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Must be enrolled in a US accredited degree program pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering

• Must maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.8

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with schematic entry and simulation tools. Strong computer stills.

• Good organizational and communication skills.

• Strong knowledge of electrical laboratory equipment.

No visa sponsorship is provided for this position now or any time in the future

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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