Product Design, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Internships

United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200554149
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with Apple products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unrivaled and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day.


Responsibilities may include: • Provide support to design, engineering, prototyping and validation activities for all hardware product lines • Help to create the next generation of the world's finest hardware devices • Conceive, design, and bring into production products that will re-define user experience • Work closely with many different multi-functional teams, including Industrial Design, Packaging, Safety,Hardware Engineering, EMC, and Marketing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field of study.
  • At the end of the internship, you must return to school to continue your education or the internship must be the last requirement for you to graduate.

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • It’s helpful if you meet one or more of the following qualifications, but it isn’t a requirement
  • Product design experience (preferably consumer electronics)
  • Experience working with component modules (LCD assemblies, batteries, camera modules, etc.) and their interconnect (FPC design and ACF bonding)
  • Knowledge of materials science fundamentals for plastic, adhesive, metal, glass, ceramic, composite, and coating materials
  • Ability to use statistical tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of finite element analysis theory and general mechanical engineering analysis
  • Ability in plastic, metal, composite, and glass/ceramic part design
  • 3-D CAD skills
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design for Assembly (DFA), statistical tolerance analysis techniques, functional dimensioning, and geometric tolerancing
  • Handheld, portable and/or hardware experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the integration of wireless antenna (GSM, GPS, Wifi) into mechanical enclosures
  • Knowledge and understanding of the design of audio subsystems (microphone, speaker, receiver)
  • Proficiency in Unigraphics or Pro-engineer
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work on multiple requests/tests at the same time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.