Careers

Engineering Internship or Co-op Positions

Engineering Internship Positions 

We have several positions open for college students wanting real-life experience in the field of engineering. As a holistic engineering firm, we support our clients from design through operations. Whether it’s design engineering, facility condition assessments, commissioning, or data analytics, we are advocates for the health of our client’s facilities. At Synergy, we strive as individuals to further our knowledge and understanding of our industry and to work together to generate innovative solutions to the problems that our clients face. The ideal internship candidate will be enthusiastic, teachable, and willing to collaborate.

Listed below are the available positions for the Summer of 2023 (Internship from May-Aug)

(2-3) Mechanical & Electrical Design Intern: 

  • Join a tight-knit team and be mentored by department
  • Contribute ideas and support to the service team
  • Will gain experience in:
    • Building systems design engineering
    • Equipment sizing and load calculations
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Interpretation of architectural and mechanical drawings, equipment submittals/cut sheets & catalog data
  • Introduction to live performance testing of building systems
  • Introduction to Engineering Technology and Measurements
  • Exposure to Autodesk Revit and other engineering software
  • Opportunities for site-visits

(1) Facility Intelligence Intern:

  • Join a tight-knit team and be mentored by department
  • Contribute ideas and support to the service team
  • Opportunities to lead and complete development and project tasks based on capabilities
  • Will gain experience in:
    • Building systems and how they operate
    • Building Automation Systems (BAS) and networking
    • Software programming, dashboard visualizations, and building data analytics

(1-2) Facility Performance Intern:

  • Join a tight-knit team and be mentored by department
  • Contribute ideas and support to the service team
  • Will gain experience in:
    • Commissioning MEP building assets
    • Facility Condition Assessments
  • Opportunities for travel to client sites + critical care environments

Qualifications:

  • In pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, HVACR, or Architectural Engineering Major (specializing in Mechanical Building Systems)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt to various tasks assigned with the goal of expanding Mechanical/Architectural Engineering skills
  • Able to take direction and work in teams
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Desire to learn and apply new skills

Work Environment & Requirements:

  • Average 40-hour workweek
  • Greater Grand Rapids Area, or ability to relocate
  • Hybrid Work Environment
    • Traditional office setting, 2 days per week in Belmont, MI (9am-5pm)
    • Virtual/Remote office setting, 3 days per week
  • Potential to continue the internship remotely with reduced hours during the school year

What Previous Interns said About Working at Synergy:

  • Synergy is very people-oriented. Working with the people has made this job more fun!
  • This Internship taught me that having a good team around you can make challenging work not as daunting.
  • I’ve acquired new knowledge and skills during my time at Synergy.
  • My team is determined; always looking for a way to be better. It drives me to work diligently and to want to have the next best idea for our team. 

Compensation

$16-18/hr

Submit your resume to us at [email protected]eers.com and we’ll follow up with a call.

Synergy is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, physical or mental disability, age, height, weight, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. We are also ABSOLUTELY committed to providing a work environment that is free of ALL forms of unlawful harassment. We will not tolerate the harassment of our Team Members by anyone –supervisors, coworkers, clients, vendors, or visitors. All Team Members have the right to work in an environment free from intimidation and harassment. Further, we are committed to having a professional work environment in all areas where everyone can comfortably and productively work.