Share this Job

Product Quality Intern

Date: Nov 19, 2018

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 113102 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:  

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 

Position Summary:

HARMAN’s diverse portfolio of businesses and customers offer interns a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of projects and practices.  As a member of our team, your primary role will be to perform hand-on analyses of electronic products to ensure the quality of electronic hardware, electronic components, and electronic manufacturing processes etc. By working in as many projects as time allows, you can enhance your general knowledge in electronics and your hands-on skills in analytical equipment and methods.


Job Responsibilities:

1. To learn and master basic skills in analytical equipment and methods in a failure analysis lab environment, including (but not limited to) optical microscope, X-ray radiography, cross-section, etc. After this first step, you can then work on Items 2-4:

2. To perform construction analyses of electronic components and understand their principal, design and material structure;

3. To perform product analysis to evaluate electronics manufacturing processes;

4. To perform in-depth evaluations of electronic products after validation tests;


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution in the Sophmore year or later, working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Science or Engineering field, e.g., Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science/Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering etc.
  • Must have taken college-level courses in Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering
  • Must have entry-level work experience in a Chemistry/Materials/Electronics Laboratory
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to various management levels
  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must provide full work availability from May 20, 2019 through August 9, 2019 and be able to work 40 hours per week
  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work, highly prefer candidates who live within a commutable distance
  • Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, MI
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Laboratory, Intern, Materials Science, Engineer, Science, Quality, Entry Level, Engineering