Continental Corporation Intern - Advanced Engineering in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Intern - Advanced Engineering

Auburn Hills, MI


Job Description

An Advanced Engineering Intern in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) will be responsible for various aspects of development which may include the design, implementation, simulation, and/or validation of ADAS innovation projects and demonstration vehicles. Typical Advanced Engineering (AE) Intern activities involve direct support of AE staff as needed as well as independent execution of an internship project.

The typical applied skill sets relates to any or all of the following:

Software: C/C++, C#, or Python programming, vehicle networks, application development, OpenGL, etc.

Controls: Classical, Digital, and Optimal Control / Estimation of the driving environment, and related virtual simulations.

Vehicle Modifications: Seamless component integration into existing vehicle platforms including wiring harness construction and physical integration using CAD and 3D printed parts.

Vehicle evaluation: in­house and competitor benchmarks using DOE methods, real world evaluations, data acquisition, and analysis.

Core Responsibilities:

• Direct support of AE staff as needed.

• Independent execution of an internship project.

• Presentation of internship project to management.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Must be enrolled in a US accredited degree program in progress towards a Masters degree in Engineering or Sciences

• Must maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.8

• Demonstrated interest via detailed course work and/or extracurricular activities related to the skill sets above

Preferred Qualifications:

• Basic qualifications plus:

• >3.5 GPA in electrical or mechanical engineering.

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About Continental

With sales of €44 billion in 2017, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 240,000 employees in 61 countries. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 47,700 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.8 billion in 2017.

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United States


Chassis and Safety

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