2020 Summer Engineering Co-op/Intern I
Dana Corp.
Dana Incorporated is seeking to fill Summer 2020 engineering co-op/intern positions at their World Headquarters in Maumee, OH. This is a great opportunity to develop your technical skills by working alongside Dana's engineers in the completion of departmental oriented tasks/assignments.

Departments available:
Benchmark Lab

Gear Lab

Materials Lab
Test Lab
Samples Department

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Benchmark Lab

The Benchmark lab is responsible for understanding the products of our competitors.

Teardown competitor products for analysis.
Document components with photos and create photoprints.
Analyze findings and prepare teardown analysis reports.

Gear Lab

The Gear lab is responsible for successful production of prototype gears for Dana’s axle assemblies.

Operate gear production equipment and perform tooling change overs.
Collect data and analyze gear dimensions to make necessary machine adjustments
Opportunity to learn about gear production.

Test Lab

The Test lab performs a variety of tests on current production parts and new product designs in order to understand potential failure modes.

Assist engineers with testing and development of Dana products and processes.
Assemble, test, and analyze specified products to meet various customer performance requirements.
Perform process development/documentation of safe manufacturing work instructions.

Materials Lab

The Materials Lab analyzes the metallurgical/chemical composition of materials used in Dana’s products to understand component failures and effects of production process changes.

Prepare samples for testing (section, mount, polish) and etching solutions.
Plan and perform testing and material analysis on test samples
Evaluate and interpret test results. Prepare test reports

Samples Department

The Samples Department builds prototype axles and driveshafts that are used for lab and vehicle testing.

Assist in the building of prototype axle and driveshaft assemblies.
Review and create safety documentation.
Assist in implementation of 5S methodology.


Freshmen or Sophomore enrollment status is preferred.
Active pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Engineering Technology degree - Specific majors: Mechanical, Manufacturing, Materials Science/Metallurgical, Mechatronics.
Proven work experience, strong analytical ability, & excellent mechanical aptitude.
Self-directed & motivated individual with great organizational skills.
Experience with Manufacturing or Assembly a plus.
Willing to do multiple assignments & rotate through other engineering departments.
Full-time availability.
Good oral & written communication skills.
Must be able to interface in a team environment.


Paid co-op
Opportunity for overtime depending on department
Access to on-demand training & onsite technical education training sessions
Potential visits to assembly & machining plants to learn about manufacturing processes & procedures
Gain valuable work experience & work on diverse teams
Opportunity for long term growth