Engineering Internship
Latham, NY 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description
Engineering Internship (Summer 2021)

Position Summary

Plug Power Inc. is actively seeking highly motivated Engineering Interns to engage in a summer internship assignment in various Plug Power locations. These interns will be responsible for assisting various Engineering disciplines in a wide variety of engineering initiatives and projects. Disciplines include mechanical, electrical, chemical, systems, design, manufacturing and service engineering. These candidates will gain exposure to a fast-paced manufacturing and engineering environment which includes developing a detailed understanding of Plug Power's products. All roles will focus on the successful completion of a technical project or process improvement, and documentation and presentation of results at the end of the internship.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of all Plug Power products
  • Work with senior level engineers and management to interpret and analyze data
  • Assist in developing engineering processes with guidance from senior level engineers and management
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to sufficiently make minor repairs as necessary
  • Ability to independently set up experiments and monitor progress
  • Understand engineering concepts and how to appropriately apply them in day to day projects
  • Ability to critically analyze data in terms of system performance and reliability
  • Represent Plug Power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Education and Qualification

  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Master's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or a related program
  • Prior Internship experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Background/experience with statistical analysis
  • Possess solid hands on approach to problem-solving
  • Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Exceptional data analysis and presentation skills
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Must be driven and self-motivated
  • Must possess the highest ethical standards and a commitment to work quality

Plug Power, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

"Plug Power Inc. prides itself on being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. Neither the Company, nor any of its representatives, will discriminate against an applicant for employment or an employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, known relationship or association with any member of a protected class, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. "


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
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