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Title:  Mechanical Engineering Intern 2023

Req ID:  75586

Kessel-Lo, Other, Belgium


As CommScope designs and builds connectivity for the world's most advanced networks, we're building something equally as important: careers for forward-thinking, innovative college students like you! Our Internship Program is designed to provide you with an invaluable work experience through meaningful projects that will help you grow and develop both personally and professionally.

Throughout the internship you will collaborate with some of the best in the industry, receive on-the-job training, participating in professional development workshops, executive speaker series, and other networking and social events!

How You’ll Help Us Connect the World

CommScope’s fiber optic products keep our customers connected and support the high-speed networks of the future!


As a Mechanical Engineering Intern, you’ll be part of the research & development group in the Cable and Connectivity Solutions (CCS), Building & Data Center Connectivity (BDCC) business unit. Working closely with our innovative mechanical, development and test engineers in the R&D team, you’ll make meaningful contributions to the design & development of some of our key fiber optic products for service providers and data centers. This included enclosures, panels, modules and racks in which fiber optic cables are terminated, connected, and distributed.  Endurance and reliability are critical and rigorously tested.


The purpose of this internship is to build a test setup that can accelerate the testing of the mechanical load to which the panels and modules are exposed during their entire lifespan. More specifically a setup that can do the opening and closing of sliding and hinging panels repeatedly.


This role will be based in our Kessel-Lo, Belgium site just outside Leuven, with flexibility to work from home 1-2 days a week.


You Will Make an Impact By

  • Designing and drawing the setup in CAD (Creo)
  • Determining the required parts and having them made in the internal model shop or at an external supplier
  • Building and testing the setup
  • Writing the necessary software to operate the setup
  • Reports of results and designs


Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Have knowledge of working with Creo7
  • Have knowledge to write software for an electrical/hydraulic setup
  • Fluency (B2 or higher) in spoken and written English.  It’s beneficial to also be fluent in Dutch.
  • Comfortable using MS Office products e.g., Outlook, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Upholding the 4 values: integrity, innovation, teamwork and continuous striving for improvement


You Will Excite Us If You

  • Show innovation through unique ideas and propose them to the team
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Can effectively meet deadlines
  • Take strong initiative, pay attention to detail, have problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Are dependable - more reliable than spontaneous
  • Are achievement - oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail


What Happens After You Apply

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting How We Hire


Why CommScope

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.


If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next...come connect to your future at CommScope.



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