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Product Design Mechanical Engineer Intern
Summer 2023
Posted on 1/26/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Learn and take part in the different aspects of making a consumer product
  • Learn to utilize your existing education and skills to solve real-world engineering problems
  • Help to conquer the unique multidisciplinary challenges that come with making products for the payments space
  • Have an impact on new Square products and features
  • Are currently working towards your BS in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, or similar with a graduation date between December 2023 and May 2024
  • Are interested in a career in product design
  • Have basic proficiency in a 3D CAD tool (we use Solidworks)
  • Have some knowledge of manufacturing processes typically used in consumer electronics (Injection molding, die casting, sheet metal, etc.)
  • Have already taken classes in, and have a base knowledge and intuition around key mechanical engineering concepts (statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, etc.)
  • Are hands-on and not afraid to solve problems by prototyping and testing
  • Passionate about design and consumer electronics. Personal projects are encouraged
  • Work closely with the product design team to develop new products and improve products already in the field
  • Develop rapid prototypes using common prototyping techniques such as 3D printing, machining, etc
  • Help design high volume & high cosmetic plastic and metal parts
  • Collect input from cross-functional teams to improve your designs
  • Effectively communicate your designs in CAD, Keynote, or Powerpoint, and in front of a group
  • Have mentorship from product design engineers to talk you through every step of the way

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital payment processor
Company Overview
Square's mission is to ensure that all businesses are able to participate and thrive in the economy. The company is building infrastrucutre for online payments.