2019 Internship Program Overview
As a part of the Hennessy Industries Summer Internship Program, students have opportunity to advance their strengths and interests. This program allows participants to network with leaders and to build transferable skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and effective communication. Each internship assignment is a 12-week program (late May – early August) in which you will assume responsibility on challenging projects and see them through from strategy to implementation. The program culminates with a report-out presentation to a group of Leaders and Executives.
2019 Quality Engineering Intern
To assist manufacturing in reducing variation in current processes to increase plant efficiency and provide a higher quality product to our customers.
Review returned warranty parts, categorize issues, perform data entry, breakdown data, & perform data analysis
Collect data and implement poka-yokes and / or standard current processes based off findings
Update current electronic databases
Communicate and collaborate with design engineering, service, quality engineering & manufacturing to resolve issues.
Some of the work will require moving tire assemblies (approx. 30-50lbs) for testing of wheel balancing equipment
Other duties as assigned
Position Specific Qualifications and Requirements
Must meet the Hennessy Internship Program application requirements
Pursuing BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering or related major
Must have completed Sophomore or higher progression required.
Experience with Microsoft Excel & spreadsheets required / AutoCAD preferred
Ability to work with limited direction and supervision
Solid communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
Must be hands on
Must have own transportation
Internship Program Requirements
In order to submit an application for the Hennessy Industries Summer Internship Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Students must be currently enrolled and taking classes at an accredited program or institution and have completed at least four semesters of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship OR be currently enrolled and taking classes in an accredited graduate program
Have obtained a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher during the last semester completed before the current program application deadline
Meet Any School Requirements for Participation – Students also must meet any additional criteria their school requires for participation in our program. This may include G.P.A., grade level, and number of credit hours earned.
Be at Least 18 Years of Age by the Time the Program Begins
Must be able to work at our LaVergne, TN facility for the duration of the summer program without company-provided temporary living assistance.
The application submission deadline for the 2019 Summer Program is October 14, 2018.