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Engineering Internship

Kennesaw, Georgia

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Location Kennesaw, GeorgiaUS Job ID JR-027786

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 16,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.


  • Participates in the design and development of electrical and electro-mechanical systems.

  • Able to accurately translate stated internal and external (customer) requirements into a concept and, ultimately, a detailed design using industry-standard tools.

  • Tests, troubleshoots and provides solutions to technical problems with preventative measures.

  • Manage changes through engineering and procurement to ensure that program goals are met.

  • Regular reviews with peers and stakeholders to ensure that the scope and direction of the tasked project is on schedule.

  • Maintenance tasks and errands, and other duties as needed

  • Follow all Omni processes and procedures


  • Must be an student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering.


  • Motivated self-starter and pro-actively identifies areas of need and improvement.

  • Collaborative and team-based approaches to problem-solving.

  • Proficient at reading and interpreting technical documentation.

  • Strong decision-making skills, situational awareness, performance under pressure.

  • Good interpersonal skills with an emphasis on strong internal customer support.

  • Hands-on prototyping and testing.

  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills

  • Positive attitude with an ability to work well independently as well as a team

  • Strong problem-solving skills


  • Sitting, standing, and bending

  • Lifting and/or moving of up to 50 lbs.

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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