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Continuous Improvement Engineering Intern - Summer 2024 (R2324)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Our 2024 Summer Internship program is a wonderful opportunity for rising 2025 graduates to immerse themselves in an innovative and mission driven culture. Our 10-week paid internship program will provide you with hands on mentorship, an opportunity to add real contribution to our company via your internship project, and a possible job offer at the end. You will have the chance to make lifelong friendships, expand your network, and learn all about what it's like to work in a high-growth, fast scaling tech unicorn. You'll take part in company sponsored events and enjoy exploring a new city. Read on below to learn more about this unique internship!​
As a Continuous Improvement Engineering Intern at Shield AI, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our efforts to enhance operational efficiency, quality, and overall performance. You will work closely with our experienced engineering team to identify areas for improvement, implement process enhancements, and contribute to a culture of innovation within our organization.

What you'll do:

  • Your project will be to improve some portion of throughput for the V-BAT production line. You will work with your intern manager to identify an area of the production process, develop a plan to improve this area, implement this plan, and report out the data that shows the improvement that has been realized.

Required qualifications:

  • You are an undergraduate, graduate or PhD student expected to graduate in December 2024 or Spring 2025.
  • Currently pursuing a degree in engineering, operations, or another analytical field.
  • Experience with process analysis, data collection, and optimization.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous internship or research experience.
  • Familiarity with lean concepts.
Intern Program Dates:
June 3 - Aug 9​
June 24 - Aug 30​
*You MUST be available to start on EITHER June 3 or June 24.
Total compensation: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity (if applicable)
*Interns/Military Fellows not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.