• Copper Engineering Intern - YEAR-ROUND INTERNSHIP

    Location US-CT-New London
    # Positions
  • Position Description

    Main Job Duties:


    • Design test setups, prototype parts, and analyze product design weaknesses.
    • Conduct cable, component, and copper channel testing per standards.
    • Compile and analyze test data in organized test report formats.
    • Work as a team to improve accuracy and ease of testing and setups.
    • Assist engineering with new designs, simulation, and validation.




    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 



    • Some college coursework completed


    • None


    • Currently enrolled in- or recently completed BSME or BSEE.
    • Creative approach to problem solving based on solid theoretical engineering skill.
    • Willing to provide engineering support required to sustain current product offering as well as evaluate new product designs.  This includes performing product testing in the laboratory.   
    • Proficiency in SolidWorks which includes the development of assemblies using part models of components is preferred.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must have an acceptable level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Must be able to contribute to several projects at a time.
    • Prepare written and verbal reports.
    • Conduct engineering studies/investigations.
    • Preferred but not required is familiarity with usage of a network analyzer, hand held cable analyzer (i.e. Fluke), and multimeter

    Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Copper Engineering Intern to join the Legrand Data Communications Team in New London, CT. The Engineering Intern will be responsible for assisting the Copper Engineering group in the development, design, and testing of new and existing products.


    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries. As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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    Equal Opportunity Employer



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