Intern – Mechanical Engineering
Posted on 2/6/2024
Lightship RV

51-200 employees

Designs and produces electric, aerodynamic RV trailers
Company Overview
Lightship, a hardware startup founded by Tesla veterans, is making a significant impact in the $26B recreational vehicle industry by developing an aerodynamic, battery-powered trailer, addressing the environmental concerns and range anxiety associated with traditional gas RVs. With a strong foothold in San Francisco and Boulder, the company is expanding its operations with a new production facility in Colorado, indicating robust growth and commitment to scaling production. Lightship's focus on technical advancement, coupled with its industry leadership in electric RVing, positions it as a desirable workplace for those passionate about sustainable travel solutions.
Consumer Goods
Hardware
B2C

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$61.2M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

31%

1 year growth

78%

2 year growth

353%
Locations
Broomfield, CO, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
CAD
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • Pursuing BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Rising Senior or greater, graduating pending 2025
  • Hands-on prototyping experience
  • Strong engineering fundamentals in statics, mechanics, heat transfer
  • Proficient in a CAD program, CATIA preferred
Responsibilities
  • 3D design of complex parts and assemblies
  • Hands on prototyping of parts and/or systems
  • Design and execution of tests and analysis to prove functionality on parts and systems
  • Specification definition
  • Release of 2D and 3D data
  • Driving basic testing and analysis; supporting advanced testing and analysis
Desired Qualifications
  • Updated LinkedIn profile
  • Quick cover letter explaining interest and available dates