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Company: Saildrone
Location: Alameda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Manufacturing/Engineering Internships, Summer 2021 About Us Saildrone designs and manufactures wind and solar powered autonomous surface vehicles called Saildrones, which make cost-effective ocean data collection possible at scale. We are working with governments, civic agencies, foundations, universities, and private companies around the globe to drive better information about our oceans and seas - be it in mapping out the ocean floor, collecting new CO2 data in hard-to-reach areas, counting biomass to establish fishing quotas, or detecting and stopping illegal fishing and trafficking. We believe that better inputs in planetary models in turn yield better outputs and that the new insights gained in weather forecasting, carbon cycling, global fishing and climate change will have tremendous impact on humanity. We are based in Alameda, CA and are backed by Social Capital, The Capricorn Investment Group, Lux Capital, Horizons Venture and The Schmidt Family Foundation. This is an exciting opportunity with a fast-growing team at the cutting-edge intersection of big data services and autonomous hardware. You will be an integral part of a high-performing multi-disciplinary delivering high impact for humanity and future generations. Manufacturing/Engineering Internships, Summer 2021 Saildrone is looking for interns to work in our Alameda Manufacturing and Engineering facility this summer. Starting in May and continuing through mid to late August. The internship would be made up of: Approximately 6 weeks work in production assisting the assembly of our saildrone autonomous vehicles Approximately 4 weeks at the end of the internship designing and implementing a product or process improvement based on experience gained in production. To be considered, you: Are either undergraduates (Rising Seniors) pursuing Bachelors degrees or Masters degree candidates in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering. Have a hands on aptitude with assembling electro-mechanical devices: assembling, mill/lathe/drilling, soldering, testing. Are Comfortable designing in a CAD environment, ideally Solidworks Are Strongly motivated to gain insights into a fast moving engineering hardware startup like Saildrone. The internships are located on-site at our Alameda facility, working alongside our diverse technology and production teams. Location: This position is in Alameda, CA. Only candidates with proper permits to work in the United States can be considered. Our waterfront office offers beautiful views of San Francisco Bay in always sunny Alameda. Even our walls have good karma, our offices mix software development with a hardware production line in the former airplane hangar used to film 'The Matrix'. You can read the latest about us: Gulfstream (April 2021) Saildrone Surveyor Launch (Jan 2021) Four autonomous vessels sailed the Arctic to more precisely map its seafloor(Oct 2020) Coast Guard Begins At-Sea Testing of Unmanned Surface Vehicles to Tackle Illegal Fishing, Crime (Oct 2020) Five Ways Saildrone's 'Satellites Of The Seas' Could Transform Mauritius Oil Spill Response (Sept 2020) Due to COVID-19, NOAA Uses Drones Instead of Ships for Fishery Survey (June 2020) Or watch some of our videos: Bloomberg: The Robots Roaming the High Seas Saildrone is an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our website or to personal email accounts of employees of Saildrone are considered property of Saildrone and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Keywords: Saildrone, Alameda , Manufacturing, Other , Alameda, California

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