: Mechanical Engineering Internship - Summer 2020
36 Cambridge Park Dr
Cambridge, MA 02140


Vecna Robotics seeks mechanical engineering students interested in joining us for an internship in a fast-paced research, development, and pre-production engineering environment for summer 2020. In this environment, you will assist Vecna's engineering team with the design, fabrication, and validation of various concepts, test fixtures, and products. Working alongside our experienced engineering team, you will help us solve challenging problems and build institutional knowledge about complex systems. This is a full-time, hourly internship position. Must commit to 12 weeks. 

In this role you will:

  • Investigate possible solutions to complex problems and provide recommendations to the team.
  • Use knowledge generated in investigation phases to design and implement complex test and pre-production systems.
  • Test, analyze, and iterate on solutions.
What we are looking for:
  • At least a rising junior in a mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering program.
  • Solid understanding of fundamental engineering principles.
  • Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical systems.
  • Organized, motivated, and able to tackle challenges with an open mind.
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work in a team-based environment.
  • Creative problem solver, capable of brainstorming and sketching multiple solutions to a design problem.
  • Willing to have fun.
About Vecna Robotics:

Vecna Robotics is an exciting engineering startup in the process of scaling its suite of autonomous, material handling robots for the warehouse and supply industry. Our technology is designed to integrate seamlessly with workers for safe and flexible bulk transportation and fulfillment in a dynamic environment. As we become a leading producer of these collaborative warehouse robots, we seek candidates who thrive on developing creative solutions to daily challenges and can approach those challenges from the customer point of view. Our talented and hardworking team values self-discipline, leadership, innovation, and learning.