Mechanical Engineering Intern

Facebook | Northridge, CA

Posted Date 12/17/2018
Description The Facebook Connectivity team is developing new platforms for connectivity on the ground, in the air and in orbit, using a variety of technologies, including RF and free-space optical communication. To make this a reality, we need to develop innovative mechanical systems for pointing, tracking, control, and electronics of these technologies. Facebook is seeking a creative Mechanical Engineer to join our Connectivity Team as we build the technical foundation upon which the world shares and connects.
We are looking for a mechanical engineering intern with a solid background in hands-on mechanical design, analysis, integration, and test. This is an internship position based in our Northridge, CA office.


  • Develop mechanical hardware designs using CAD tools

  • Perform mechanical hardware analysis, including structural, vibration, and thermal analysis

  • Generate thorough documentation, including design review slides, analysis reports, fabrication & assembly drawings, assembly and test procedures, etc.

  • Conduct performance characterization and environmental qualification test setups, including both hardware design and test procedures


  • Expecting graduates with BS or MS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

  • Experience in design using CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred), including parts, assemblies, drawing generation, and configuration management

  • Fundamental knowledge in material properties, design tolerances, stress and strain, heat transfer, vibration, and force/moment loads

  • Hands-on experience in assembly, integration, and testing

  • Ability to obtain and maintain work authorization in the country of employment in 2019

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Job Category
Developer, Engineer | Internships

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