Mechanical Engineering Intern

Job ID 2023-01039

Internships Torrington, Connecticut


Position at Conair LLC

About Us:

Conair is a leading international designer, manufacturer, and marketer of branded personal care and small kitchen appliances, cookware, hairbrushes & accessories, cosmetic bags, and travel accessories.

Conair has always been driven by a passion for innovation; it’s part of the Company’s DNA. Trendsetting products have been invented by Conair since its inception in 1959, keeping the Company always a step ahead of the competition. The company's domestic and international divisions offer a diversified mix of consumer and professional products sold in over 120 countries. The Family of Conair brands includes CONAIR, Cuisinart, BabylissPRO, Scünci , TRAVELSMART by CONAIR, and Waring.

Conair’s passion for innovation gets stronger with each decade, as evidenced by the over 1,000 patents the Company has obtained worldwide. Today, Conair and its brands are names known throughout the world. Conair continues to introduce its brands to new and emerging markets, year after year. By the 1990s, most households in America owned at least one Conair product. Today many have more than one, and the Company’s goal is to ensure that every household in the world eventually owns one of our products.

At Conair, we inspire our customers with innovative quality products and brands that enhance their lives.

Position Summary:

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from the best in the business! 
Conair is looking for a Mechanical Engineer student to join our Engineering team for the upcoming summer.  

We have a tenured department looking to train the next generation of Engineers!  

Are you a highly motivated, innovative student looking to gain career-building experience in engineering and make an impact at a leading consumer products company?

If yes, you could be a great fit for Conair's undergraduate internship.

As a Mechanical Engineering Intern, you will play an integral part of our team, while gaining real-world experience and a comprehensive understanding of various engineering functions.   

  • This internship is Mon - Fri in the Torrington, CT office. 

To be successful in this internship, we are looking for:

  • Undergraduate students currently enrolled in at least their sophomore year pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Analytical skills: ability to develop fact-based recommendations resulting from in-depth data analysis.
  • Communication skills: collaborative team player with an entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude
  • Project management skills: strong work ethic and ability to meet project deadlines.

In this Internship, you will: 

  • Assist on Engineering Projects
  • Set Up and Breakdown of Equipment.  Learn the different machines and techniques used for testing. 
  • Run tests and write reports documenting calculation methods and results, cause & analysis, design assumptions, and other technical information.   
  • Conduct research on consumer products.
  • Will work on projects cross divisionally including Conair, Cuisinart and Waring products and appliances.
  • Lead and research a project and present findings at the end of the summer.
  • Work closely with all team members of the Engineering dept.
  • Work on cause & analysis of returned products. 

Environmental Factors:

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time.