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 Subject : Summer Internship at Steelcase - Grand Rapids, MI.. 11/19/2023 10:26:41 PM 
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Are you inspired to make things? Like bringing an idea or concept to life? Enjoy working with your hands to prototype cutting-edge products? We are hiring a 2024 Model Maker Intern Summer Intern to grow our Model Making team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are looking for smart, passionate, and creative students interested in a career in Model Making. We provide a flexible work environment, the latest tools and a best-in-class Model Shop, competitive compensation, and a culture of innovation. Even better, we’re offering the opportunity to help influence, innovate, and design the way people will work in the future.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Facilitate, coordinate, and engage in collaboration with Engineering, Design, others in Ideation processes
  • Learn new processes and materials to demonstrate new ideas and prove feasibility
  • Be taught to operate a variety of equipment effectively and safely relative to applied area of modeling
  • Collaborate with Product Teams on prototyping and use of new and emerging materials and processes
  • Provide input on the design and manufacturability of concepts, materials, and methods to cross functional areas
  • Effectively communicate technical information to Engineering, Design, Testing and Quality and external customer base.
Your Future Team:
  • Get to train and work with all areas of the model shop (wood, sheet metal, machining, 3D printing, general model making, welding, paint…), gaining a wide breadth of building experiences
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • History of self-making projects, hands on work and general tinkering
  • An enthusiastic attitude to work and learn
  • Preferred to have experience with general shop tools.  Welding, machining, painting and finishing experience would be beneficial.
  • 1 year of technical schooling areas pertaining to Model Making or applicable work in art, industrial design, or engineering
Why People Choose to Work with Us:

At Steelcase, we put people at the center of everything we do. We understand the role of work and believe that it can bring meaning and purpose to the lives of our customers and our employees. We prioritize supporting our employees both in and out of work, in all aspects of their lives. When we bring our talents together, we make a positive lasting impact through our work and communities.

Who We Are:

Steelcase is a global design and thought leader in the world of work. Along with our expansive community of brands, we design and manufacture innovative furnishings and solutions to help people do their best work in the many places where work happens.

What Matters to Us:

More than qualifications, we’re looking for talent and potential. We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to improve our global community. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different from themselves, building mutual respect and positive relationships. We invite people from all backgrounds and genders to apply. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation, please email us at [email protected].

Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. We are proud to be recognized for our inclusive workforce by the Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years.

If you’re interested in Steelcase, but this isn’t the right time or role, join our Talent Community to be updated on future openings in your area(s) of expertise.

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