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Eaton Corporation Eaton Electrical Services Systems Early Talent Program – Strategic Programs Engineer Internship in Urbandale, Iowa

We make what matters work.

You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.

What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:

  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of responsibilities.

  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.

  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.

  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.

Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?

Position Overview: 

The Eaton Strategic Programs Engineering Internship, with the Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Business, is designed to provide opportunities to a diverse mix of students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values, creativity and performance we expect from our employees. During the 12-week paid internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by leaders within the division.

Your engineering assignments will provide you with the opportunity to act as a resource for project managers, sales, contracts, finance, and our customers. As a Strategic Programs Engineering intern, you will help to provide the Mission Critical team with consistent and intimate support in managing their projects. This position will assist in areas such as project cost tracking, cost estimate validation, project schedule development/maintenance, creation of purchase requisitions, material and equipment tracking, subcontractor/vendor requests for pricing, submittal generation/oversight, document control, and warranty support.

This internship will help prepare you for both technical and future leadership roles at Eaton. As an intern, you will be provided with a structured training and development curriculum; a blend of instructor-led, virtual classrooms, eLearning courses, and on-the-job training provided by expert mentors and team members to assist you in developing your career.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in engineering, with a major in Electrical, Electrical and Computer, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Industrial or Systems from an accredited institution

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher (please do not round) 

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community  

  • Strong analytical, computer, writing and presentation skills

  • Experience in project management, engineering, sales, or support experience in electrical assemblies, electrical distribution and power protection technology.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Position Criteria:

  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Internship Program

  • Up to 10% travel required 

  • Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the intern; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed.  

  • The summer internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance. 

  • Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company’s safety program

  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Participant must be willing to relocate to Raleigh, North Carolina

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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