Mechanical Engineering (Intern)

TE Connectivity

Location: Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, and X (formerly Twitter).

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What your background should look like:

Segment, Business Unit or Corporate Group
This position will be part of the AEROSPACE, DEFENSE & MARINE (AD&M) BUSINESS UNIT

Work Location
The location for this position is Mount Joy, PA (1250 E Main St Mt Joy, PA 17552)

Job Overview
As an Intern in the Aerospace Defense & Marine Business Unit, you will:
be responsible for engineering activities to support the design, and documentation of existing products as well as new product extensions. You will apply basic engineering principles, practices, and procedures while working with the manufacturing processes of machining, stamping, plating, molding, and assembly. You will use input from sales and marketing, customers, manufacturing engineering, and development engineering to provide robust solutions and enhancements to existing product. You may interact directly with customers to identify key deliverables and establish product specifications to fulfill customer requirements. You may explore ways to reduce cost of the product through design changes while still meeting the product performance requirements. You may also work with Procurement and other engineering disciplines to approve new suppliers.


  • Support the creation and maintenance of product data for Aerospace, Defense, and Marine connector systems at the part number and drawing level.
  • Tasks include 3D modeling, generating 2D print mark-ups, and updating Engineering Bill of Materials.
  • Gain exposure to manufacturing processes such as machining, plating, molding, sealing, complex assembly, and industry requirements like REACH, EU RoHS, and Prop 65 declarations.
  • Get experience in tools such as Windchill, CREO, PDMLink, and other CAD/CAE/FAE tools.
  • Collaborate with product engineers on targeted technical assignments, including engineering sample preparation, creating product test plans, engaging in plant-level interactions with peer engineers, and managing routine follow-ups on sustaining engineering activities.
  • Work closely with TE Project Managers and other specialized project employees in a collaborative manner.

You’re the kind of person we are looking for if you:

  • Have Received a High School Diploma or GED
  • Are currently enrolled in a program or pursuing a BA/BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. from an accredited college or university or have equivalent work history. (In certain circumstances, students who are taking a gap year will be considered.)
  • Have previous internship or large project experience is preferred
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $18.20 to 38.64/hour (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

What TE Connectivity Internship Program offers
TE has a robust internship program that provides our interns with an abundance of resources to feel included as part of our Team. Every summer we coordinate various educational and networking events for our interns. The TE University Relations team will be hosting virtual meetups, information sessions, tours, skill building presentations, and topping it off with National Intern Day celebration activities.

A unique employee resource group we have is the Young Professionals Employee Resource Group (ERG). This group is committed to creating a highly engaged and empowered cross-functional network of young professionals by placing high value in Professional Development, Networking Opportunities and Community Involvement to drive the success of our interns.

In addition to the ERG, we also provide our interns with complete access to our internal library of self-lead courses. These courses include academies like leadership to help the interns develop their development in becoming future leaders at our organization. To help with their professional growth, we provide access to Mentors via our NAVIGATE platform. Mentors serve as a guide to navigate the organization and provide additional support in their career endeavors at the company. Our program provides a holistic experience for interns that targets professional development and personal growth.

Our internship program typically runs May thru August and gives students the opportunity to work on projects that contribute to the success of their team and build on their classroom experience. Throughout the 10–12-week program, interns will be provided with:

  • Onboarding & Orientation

  • Professional Development Workshops

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Operations Experience

  • Executive Exposure

TE Connectivity recruits on campus between September and March for New Grad (FT), Rotational, Internship and Co-op positions beginning in May. Once you have applied to a position, your resume and application will be reviewed. If you are selected to move to the next step in the application process, you will be contacted by a recruiter. Once you accept an offer, the onboarding process will begin in January for interns who have committed to offers in the fall semester and upon acceptance for interns who have committed to offers in the spring semester.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets