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Eaton Corporation Eaton Intern - Engineering Summer 2021 (Bradley University) - Lincoln, IL in Lincoln, Illinois

The Electrical Products Group of Eaton’s Electrical Sector, has opening for an Engineering Intern in our Commercial & Residential Distribution Solutions division.

The Engineering Intern will be based at our Lincoln, IL facility. The Lincoln facility has approximately 700 employees and is a high-volume supplier of a wide array of residential power products and services for leading home improvement retailers. With over 50 years in operation, the Lincoln facility is well recognized in the surrounding community as the largest private employer and a leading charitable contributor.

Position Description

Here is your opportunity to gain valuable work experience and develop your leadership skills. Our internship program is designed to provide opportunities to students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values, creativity and performance we expect from our employees. During the 8 to 12-week paid internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by Eaton leaders. The objective of the internship is to develop students through practical manufacturing and operations experiences, as well as assist in the personal development of leadership competencies through training, networking and coaching. The assignment will help the participant develop a wide range of leadership and functional competencies within the field of engineering. Opportunities are available for those students interested in specific engineering functions such as Manufacturing, Lean / Continuous Improvement, and Quality. By offering a challenging and rewarding experience, you can develop the skills to be a leader while growing with a company that has demonstrated a high degree of ethical principles where “doing business right” matters”!


Basic Qualifications

  • Actively enrolled in a Bradley University bachelor’s degree program in engineering

  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

  • Must reside within 50 miles of the facility. No relocation is being offered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering major in mechanical, electrical, manufacturing engineering and technology

  • Prior internship or co-op experience

  • Completion of sophomore year by the start of internship

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community

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.

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: ES CRDS RESI Residential

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.