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EPIC Summer Intern (Mechanical and Software Engineer)

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112402 

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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:

Are you our next Intern in EPIC ”Magic & Mechanics Engineering”?


You will become a member of our EPIC Mechanics engineering team, and work together with the more experienced senior engineers.

We are a global cross-functional team, and our tasks are to engineer sound integration, industrial designed modules, and to bring “magic” user experience, into luxury car interior, in combination with our Harman sound systems.


We work primarily in the concept phase of the car’s “life”, which will give you the opportunity to see some of your CAD designs being realized in a car, from e.g. our own 3D printer or via parts fabricated at some of our prototype suppliers.


We support Mechanics engineering and user experience for all our car sound brands and too many high branded cars in; USA, EU, and Asia


Example of a project we provided:

  • Movable Loudspeaker coming up of the Instrument Panel
  • Light modules integrated in Loudspeaker Grills, even floating movable light
  • Exciting and exclusive Speaker Grills in different material, integrated into the door panel
  • Re-engineering of a car interior, as preparation for a new sound system integration



At Harman, we develop and provides more than 50% of all branded sound systems for cars globally.


Examples of sound systems we work with:

  • harman\kardon
  • JBL
  • Mark Levinson
  • Lexicon
  • Infinity
  • AKG
  • Revel
  • Bang & Olufsen
  • Bowers & Wilkins



Examples of cars we work with:

  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Aston Martin
  • Volvo
  • Ford
  • GM
  • Toyota
  • Ferrari
  • Bentley

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Perform mechanics engineering in different materials as plastic, steel, and aluminum.
  2. Provide CAD (CATIA) files for part fabrication
  3. Provide concept and mechanics architecture/ideas to a given project
  1. Assist with assembly of prototypes, and concept cars
  1. Perform Mechanics engineering calculations and simulations


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution having completed your Sophmore year or later, within mechanics engineering
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to senior leaders and executives
  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation, drug screen, and DMV background check.


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!  (


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