Santa Monica, California
6 month growth↑ 0%
1 year growth↑ 6%
2 year growth↑ 10%
- Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Mechanical Engineering or related field
- Technical familiarity with product design, architecture, tolerance analysis, structural analysis
- Some experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools (i.e., NX, Solidworks, Creo)
- Graduating December 2024 or later
- Design, prototype, and analyze exciting new products and components
- Collaborate with industrial design and cross functional engineering teams
- Assist in failure analysis and recommendations for corrective action
- Create detailed design models and documentation for production
- Develop and conduct technical experiments to select designs, materials, and technologies
- Contribute to technical design reviews
- Familiarity with mechanical design of plastic and metal components, printed circuit boards (PCB) and flexible printed circuits (FPC)
- Experience and passion for hands-on prototyping
- Experience with overseas manufacturing
- Experience with consumer electronics
Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it’s AR glasses, Spectacles.
Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.
We’re looking for a Product Design Engineer Intern to join the Snap Lab team based at our headquarters in Santa Monica, Ca!
What you’ll do:
Design, prototype, and analyze exciting new products and components
Collaborate with industrial design and cross functional engineering teams
Assist in failure analysis and recommendations for corrective action
Create detailed design models and documentation for production
Develop and conduct technical experiments to select designs, materials, and technologies
Contribute to technical design reviews
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Some experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools (i.e., NX, Solidworks, Creo)
Technical familiarity with product design, architecture, tolerance analysis, structural analysis
Knowledge of engineering materials and manufacturing methods including rapid prototyping
Solid communication skills—written, verbal, and presentations
Great interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate across groups
A passion for Snapchat and creativity!
Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Graduating December 2024 or later
Must be able to start our Santa Monica office on 5/20/2024 or 6/17/2024 for a 13-week internship
Familiarity with mechanical design of plastic and metal components, printed circuit boards (PCB) and flexible printed circuits (FPC)
Experience and passion for hands on prototyping
Experience with overseas manufacturing
Experience with consumer electronics
In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.
The base salary for this position is $9,000 monthly.
"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 4+ days per week.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!