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Design Intern

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

The goal of the Briggs & Stratton Student Program is to provide trained, qualified employees capable of contributing to Briggs & Stratton LLC in the future. Our program allows students to contribute to the success of the Company through their work assignments and provides students with a real-world work experience where knowledge learned in the classroom can be applied immediately to their work. Briggs & Stratton also offers students a competitive wage in a business-casual environment.

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be enrolled in an accredited technical school studying toward an associate degree in mechanical design or mechanical engineering to qualify for this internship.

*Internship is full time (40 hours a week) during summer 2023 and then part time (~20 hours a week) during the 2023-2024 school year. You must be available to meet that time commitment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under supervision, performs simple, routine, and repetitive designs using standard procedures, tools, materials, machines, equipment and software

  • During the summer term, students will learn PTC Creo and work on small projects, engineering changes, learn the Briggs & Stratton engine systems and shadow an engineer and senior designer

  • During the fall and spring terms, students will work on more complicated designs/drawings and will assist on projects on a part-time basis

Job Skills Requirements

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, to deal with diverse groups of people

  • Must have the ability and willingness to follow directions

  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment

  • Must have strong initiative to seek work and learn new concepts and ideas

  • Must be well organized

  • Must have good mechanical aptitude - an interest in design and/or engines is a plus

  • An interest in tool design is a plus


Associates Degree

Experience Requirements

  • You MUST be enrolled in an accredited technical school studying toward an associate degree in mechanical design or mechanical engineering to qualify for this internship.

  • Must have and maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5/4.0

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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