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Mechanical Engineering Co-Op: Summer 2024

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Other Engineering
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

Co-Op Programs at CommScope

As CommScope designs and builds connectivity for the world's most advanced networks, we're building something equally as important: careers for forward-thinking, innovated college students like you! Our Summer Co-Op Program is designed to provide you with an invaluable work experience through meaningful projects that will help you grow and develop both personally and professionally.

Throughout the program, you will collaborate with some of the best in the industry, receive on-the-job training, participating in professional development workshops, executive speaker series, and other networking and social events!

How You’ll Help Us Connect the World

As a Mechanical Engineering Co-Op, you will be responsible for assisting the Fiber Optic Test Engineering team in the development of test methods and equipment for a wide range of fiber optic products. This role will be based in Shakopee, Minnesota.

You Will Make an Impact By

  • Developing or improving Fiber Optic Lab data acquisition techniques.
  • Researching, designing, specifying, and coordinating the purchase and/or construction and installation of Fiber Optic Lab equipment, tools, and fixturing.
  • Testing to demonstrate product compliance to requirements.
  • Analyzing data and documenting results.
  • Conducting root cause failure analysis.

Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s (upcoming sophomores, juniors & seniors) or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited university
  • Proven strong academic performer with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • A strong desire to learn and grow by applying your education so far to real world engineering challenges
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization and not require future sponsorship
  • Military-Affiliated candidates encouraged to apply (Veterans, Military Spouses, and Guard/Reservists)

You Will Excite Us If You

  • Have experience designing and prototyping simple components with CAD and 3D printing
  • Have experience with Fiber Optics
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Possess hands-on mechanical ability
  • Possess strong verbal, written, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Can function independently and within a team
  • Possess strong Computer Skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Show innovation through unique ideas and propose them to the team
  • Can handle multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively meet deadlines
  • Have strategic and creative thinking; distinguished written and verbal communications skills
  • Possess a strong initiative; are a self-starter with analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Have experience working in a fast-paced environment and flexible to changing priorities

What Happens After You Apply

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Why CommScope

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next...come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at

This job is no longer accepting applications

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