Yaskawa America, Inc. – Drives & Motion Division proudly offers engineering students the opportunity to get professional engineering experience during their undergraduate program through our 6-month co-op program. The primary focus of the program is to give you a real-life look at what engineers do in the world of automation. We encourage you to put your education into action and get hands-on training by working on everyday engineering projects. Our overall goal is to provide you with a variety of real and interesting projects to work on, as nothing beats true field experience. VIDEO: Internship and Co-Op Program
The Yaskawa Embedded Software group performs extensive customization of AC motor drives to enhance and improve them for the US market. The Embedded Software Co-op is a hands-on role located in Waukegan, IL where you will work alongside professional software engineers. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our team and grow your engineering skills by assisting with embedded software development projects and supporting internal process improvements.
Currently Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in EE, CE, with junior standing
Requires availability to work full time for a summer plus a semester
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
Willingness to work with a team
Has a passion for learning and exploring new ideas
Yaskawa provides students with everything they need to be successful including a generous hourly rate, a housing allowance for students who relocate for work, a department mentor, safety shoe reimbursement, and paid holidays as well as an opportunity to be considered for full-time work.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)