Materials Engineering Intern Summer 2020

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 3463

Requisition Number: 14310BR

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment.Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.
What to expect:
The Polaris Engineering Internship is designed for future leaders who seek a culture built on innovative, passionate and collaborative individuals. Our 12-week program allows you to have exposure to multiple facets of engineering to help you develop and define core areas of interest and strengths. Your assignments offer value-added deliverables that have a direct impact on developing new Polaris products.

You will have the invaluable chance to bring your education to life through real world project work at one of the most dynamic companies within the power sports industry. Through your experience you will have opportunities to expedite your knowledge of the business, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges and build a network of Polaris employees.

As a Materials Engineering Intern, you will:

  • Receive personalized goals and projects that track directly to the needs of the business and allow you to have a hand in key company initiatives
  • Gain experience with metallurgical lab work including material characterization, failure analysis and technical writing
  • Collaborate on cross functional teams to design, develop and implement various engineering projects
  • Drive continuous improvements and problem solving for engineering roadblocks
  • Build upon your key materials laboratory skill and materials processing knowledge

Interns are typically placed in any of the following locations: Roseau, MN; Wyoming, MN.

Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a passion to learn may be offered an additional internship or a full-time position, depending on graduation date eligibility.

Polaris offers both financial housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify. Intern responsibilities include:
  • Transportation to/from office
  • Securing housing for the duration of the internship
  • Attending Polaris' Development Training in Minnesota as an opportunity to meet with leaders and other interns from across the company


Required Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Materials or Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, preferred
  • Able to complete full 12-week internship working 40 hours per week (May/June-August 2020)
  • Geographic flexibility
  • Familiarity with Metallurgical Laboratory Equipment, Materials Processing such as heat treatment, forging, metal stampings, plastic injection molding, die-casting processes
  • Proven strength in the following: analysis and creative problem solving, communication, interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, and leadership
  • The drive to actively contribute to both personal and company-wide goals through creative and innovative thinking
This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous Internship/Co-op experience
  • Previous leadership experience in work, organizations, or classroom


As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com
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